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What are the roles of the small and large intestines?
small intestine: where most food products are absorbed. helps to break down food, and absorbs nutrients into the bloodstream large intestine: absorbs water and processes waste material anus: excretes solid waste from the bod
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The small intestine is the primary site for the digestion and absorption of food. the large intestine mainly functions to absorb excess water and electrolytes from undigested food particles.

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