Small Intestine

Description

small intestine

A 33-foot long canal from the duodenum to the large intestine.

Function

Aids in breakdown and digestion of solid and liquid foods allowing nutrients to pass into the blood stream.

Color

White.

Shape

Like a very long coiled snake.

Direction

Above and below the waist.

Location

In the abdomen.

Delimitation

Borders the large intestine, abdomen, and back.

Meditation on the Small Intestine