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large intestine (colon)

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This long organ receives the food waste left over from digestion from the small intestine and absorbs any water, vitamins and electrolytes (like sodium and chloride) that is left while passing through it.

large intestine (colon) has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.