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In conclusion, we presume that the large intestine does not play an important role in nutrient absorption because it only absorbs water, inorganic salt and certain vitamins (Higaki et al., 2001).
The results of ANCOVA indicated that the lung, gonad, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine differed significantly between the sexes when the influence of body mass was controlled, and other internal organs showed no sexual differences (Table I).
In the long term, the surgery-free rate was 76.7% for the overall intestinal tract, 85.7% for the large intestine, 73.3% for the small intestine, and 75.0% for the anastomotic site (Figures 2, 3).
As the now-processed food reaches the large intestines, the water from the food is absorbed and the remaining food is turned into waste.
The only gross lesions reported by the attending veterinarian were whitish nodules on the mucosa of the large intestine, similar to those described in the first case.
A substance in carbohydrate-containing foods called "resistant starch" also resists digestion in the small intestine and provides fodder for probiotic bacteria in the large intestine. Resistant starch is found in whole grains, seeds, legumes, and potatoes.
In the large intestine, bacteria convert these to secondary bile acids.
In large intestine, the presenting symptoms in the decreasing order of frequency are abdominal pain, bleeding per rectum, altered bowel habits, painful defecation, malena, general weakness, abdominal discomfort, constipation, perianal pain, anorexia and diarrhea.
But just three months before she was due to enter her first bodybuilding contest last May, she become severely ill with pancolitis - a debilitating disease which spreads throughout the large intestine.
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease, characterised by ulcers in the large intestine and the rectum.A
Whipworms (Trichuris trichiuria) are small (3.5 to 5 cm long), flesh-colored worms that reside in the large intestine. They are almost as common as ascaris.
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