Definitions for "Small intestine"
Area of the lower digestive system that is divided into the duodenum, jejunum and ileum. Most of the digestion and absorption of food takes place in the small intestine.
the long tube running from the stomach to the large intestine that is involved in digestion of foods and absorption of nutrients
gastrointestinal tract between stomach and large intestine, functions include digestion and absorption of nutrients. The small intestine is then subdivided into 3 regions: duodenum, jejunum and ileum. (More? GIT Notes)