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Unformatted text preview: three parts the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum. Digestion and the absorption of fat are helped by the liver and gallbladders secretions of bile. The enzymes and the bicarbonate secretions help aid the pancreas in the digestive system. Then all materials not absorbed in the small intestine enter the large intestine through a sphincter that keeps material from going and re-entering the small intestine. The large intestine is made up of the colon and the rectum, plus some absorption of water and some vitamins and minerals occur in the colon. Then in the end any materials not absorbed in the colon are excreted from the body as waste called feces through the anus the opening of the digestive tract where the feces is eliminated from the body....
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