Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 9 - Assess - Page 194: 12



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The main function of the intestine is to absorb water. Much of the digestion has already occurred in the small intestine. The large intestine has no enzymes for digestion and does not absorb any nutrients except for vitamins produced by bacteria that reside in the large intestine.
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