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1. The digestive tube passing from the stomach to the anus. It is divided primarily into the intestinum tenue (small intestine) and the intestinum crassum (large intestine).

Synonym: bowel, intestine.

2. Inward; inner.

Origin: neuter of intestinus

Synonym: gut.

Origin: L. Intestinus, internal, ntr. As noun, the entrails, fr. Intus, within

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Digestive system...

... to the complex processes on eating some thing. consist of truncus digestifus and glandula digestoria. in human... from rima oris, ventriculus, intestinum, rektum, anus and, hepar, pancreas, vesica fellea.... depend on the taxon level of the organism... the system also categorized into 2 groups. ...

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by baikuza
Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:38 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Digestive system...
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Anatomy of human digestive system

Um...what I know is the pH inside the ventriculus which is about 2 till 2,5. when it comes to intestinum tenue the pH is raised again at about 6.5 till 8.5 (if my memory serves me right). About the length of small intestine...I think it's about 5 metres and the big one ...

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by victor
Wed Jun 29, 2005 8:41 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Anatomy of human digestive system
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