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Posts Tagged Under: Succus Entericus

Mechanism of digestion in Small Intestine

Chyme entering the small intestine contains partially digested carbohydrates (maltose), proteins (proteoses and peptides), and lipids (monoglycerides).

  • Completion of the digestion of carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids is a collective effort of pancreatic juice, bile juice, and intestinal juice in the small intestine.
  • Movements of muscularis layer of the small intestine help in

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