Small intestine

The process of further digestion of the food and subsequent absorption into the blood products of digestion occurs in the small intestine (intestinum tenue). This is the longest section of digestive tract length is 4-6 m. The small intestine begins at the pylorus and ends with iliac-cecal (ileocecal) hole at the confluence of the small intestine in fat . It consists of bezbryzheechnoy part, provided the duodenum, and mesenteric, including the jejunum and ileum. Mesenteric portion almost completely occupies the lower part of the peritoneum .





List of Abbreviations

a., aa. — arteria, arteriae (artery, the artery)

lig., ligg. — ligamentum, ligamenta (ligament, the ligaments)

m., mm. — musculus, musculi (muscle, the muscle)

n., nn. — nervus, nervi (nerve, the nerve)

r., rr. — ramus, rami (branch)

s. — seu (or)

v., vv. — vena, venae (vienna)