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large intestine Line breaks: large in¦tes|tine

Definition of large intestine in English:


The caecum, colon, and rectum collectively.
Example sentences
  • Gastrointestinal defects are structural defects that can occur at any point along the gastrointestinal tract, which is made up of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, rectum, and anus.
  • Paneth cells are commonly found in the mucosa of the entire small intestine and the proximal large intestine, including the appendix.
  • In other species, an expanded region of the first part of the large intestine, the caecum, serves a similar function.
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