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How is the small intestine adapted for absorption?

Feb 21st, 2015

1. it has a large surface area (made up of villi and microvilli) 
2. it has a lot of blood capillaries which allow the transportation of food molecules all over the body. 
3. it has a thin epithelial layer which simplifies the diffusion of some molecules. 
4. It also has a lacteal which allows the active transport of lipids. 

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