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As food moves through the digestive tract it spends the most time in the: a.esophagus because of the slow movement of peristalsis on chewed food. b.large intestine because of the need to partially digest fiber and absorb water. c.small intestine because of the time it takes to absorb through the villi. d.stomach because of the extensive breakdown of carbohydrates and fats.
The answer is b.large intestine because of the need to partially digest fiber and absorb water.
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