Most of the digestion and absorption of the food takes place in
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Most of the digestion and absorption of the food takes place in the small intestine because it is the main organ of absorption and digestion of food.
The surface area of the small intestine gets increased for absorption due to the presence of villi which gives food plenty of time to break down properly. Hence, the longest part of the alimentary canal is a small intestine.
So, the correct answer is 'Small intestine'.
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Most of the absorption of digested food takes place in which part?
Question 54 Why does absorption of digested food occur mainly in the small intestine?
The greatest amount of digestion of food in humans takes place in the
(c) small intestine
(d) large intestine
The last part of digestion of food takes place in the
(b) small intestine
(c) large intestine
Why does absorption of digested food occur mainly in the small intestine?