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Most digestion and absorption of food takes place in


A
Stomach
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B
Small intestine
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C
Large intestine
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D
Caecum
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Solution

The correct option is B Small intestine
  • The small intestine contains finger-like projections called microvilli, which greatly increases the surface area of the intestinal walls to absorb nutrients.
  •  Most digestion occurs in the upper portion of the small intestine, called the duodenum. 
  • Hence digestion and absorption of food take place mostly in the small intestine. 
  • So, the correct answer is 'Small intestine'

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