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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.

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