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Unformatted text preview: The organs that help here are the liver and the pancreas and the gall bladder. These are the parts of the system that help with the fat digestion. Everything that is not processed and absorbed into the small intestine then moves into the large intestine. Once in the large intestine it can not go backwards again. The large intestine then begins to continue the breakdown process and absorb all that it can absorb with the help of the rectum and the colon. When leaving the large intestine everything that is not absorbed by the large intestine is excreted through the anus. This is the last step of the process and the part of the digestion system where the leftover bolus actually leaves the body. References: Grosvenor, M. B., & Smolin, L. A. (2006). Nutrition Everyday Choices . Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc....
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2011 for the course SCI 241 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10
- The Digestive System