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Unformatted text preview: What is not absorbed will reach the large intestine through a sphincter. The sphincter keeps the flow back of the product back into the small intestine. The large intestine includes both the colon and rectum. As it passes through the large intestine, more water, vitamins, and nutrients are absorbed, which occurs in the colon. The material that is not broken down is what exits the body and is called feces. The feces are exited out of the body through the anus, which is connected to the colon. Once the remaining material is exited through the anus, the digestive cycle is complete....
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- Fall '10