Consider the following statements:

  1. The main function of the large intestine is to reabsorb water from the small intestinal effluent
  2. Most of the digestion and absorption of food takes place in small intestine

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
The main function of the large intestine is to reabsorb water from the small intestinal effluent. Most of the digestion and adsorption of food takes place in small intestine.

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