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What is the function of the large and small intestine?

The large intestine absorbs water from the chyme.                 Starting the process: The digestive process begins in the mouth. Food is part (MORE)

What is the function of the villus?

Intestinal villi are tiny finger-like outgrowths, in the lining of the small intestine. Villi effectively increase the surface area of the gut wall allowing for slower movemen (MORE)

What are the functions of the small intestine in birds?

The small intestine is where food is digested and absorbed. The small intestine varies in length and structure depending on the diet of the species. Carnivorous birds tend to (MORE)

Can you function with out a small intestine?

no we cannot. we need the small intestine to absorb nutrients in our food. with out it we would be dead. On the contrary. Many cancer, Crohns and other bowel disease patient (MORE)