The small intestine is part of the gastrointestinal tract. Located between the stomach and the large intestine, it contains three regions: the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum. The small intestine primarily serves to absorb nutrients and minerals from food, via the villi.
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- "Small Intestine | Organs | MUSC Digestive Disease Center". ddc.musc.edu. Retrieved January 7, 2019.