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Small Intestine

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The length of the alimentary tract in humans has proven surprisingly difficult to measure. An average of 6–6.5 m for the small intestine has been widely quoted in textbooks.

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  • Small Intestine
  • Circular Muscle
  • Ileocecal Valve
  • Feeding Jejunostomy
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Skandalakis, J.E., Skandalakis, L.J., Skandalakis, P.N. (2000). Small Intestine. In: Surgical Anatomy and Technique. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-7993-9_10

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