Why does the small intestine absorb more nutrients than any other region of the digestive tract?

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    because of the concentrated supply of capillaries that lie in intimate contact with this region of the digestive tract
    because the exposed surface area approaches that of a tennis court in size
    because it is the site of segmentation movements
    all of the above

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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all of the above
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)



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