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The mucous membrane inside the ileum of the small intestine is folded forming finger-like projections called


  1. Rectum

  2. Villi

  3. Bronchi

  4. None of the above


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The correct option is B

Villi


The mucous membrane inside the ileum of the small intestine is folded forming finger-like projections called villi. Millions of tiny finger-like structures called villi project inwards and from the lining of the small intestine. They cover a large surface area which allows the rapid absorption of digestive products.

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