Large Intestine is wide and short compared to the small intestine.
- It is called the large Intestine due to its larger diameter .
- It is about 1.5 metres long.
- Its main function is to absorb water and minerals from undigested food material .
- All waste material is transferred to the Rectum for Egestion .
What is Egestion?
The process in which undigested food is removed from the body through Anus from time to time is Egestion.