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The Intestines

Small and large intestine numeric specifications

The small intestine extends from _______ to __________. Pyloric sphincter, ileocecal valve
What is the length of the small intestine? 22 feet (6.5 meters), 1.5 inch diameter to 1 inch diameter
Name the 3 parts of the small intestine. Duodenum, Jejunum, Ileum
How long is the duodenum? 8 - 10 inches (20 - 24 centimeters) (Is C-shaped)
Where does the duodenum begin? At the pylorus
The duodenum has how many regions? 4
What is the name of the first region and how long is it? Duodenal bulb (1st Region)
Name the second region and how long it is. Descending region - 3 or 4 inches (7.6 - 10 cm) long.
Name third region and how long it is. Horizontal region - 2.5 inches (6 cm)
Name the fourth region and how long it is. Ascending region
Where does the 4th portion end? Duodenojejunal flexure
Where is the duodenal loop? In the second portion.
How long is the jejunum? 8 feet (2.4 meters)
How long is the ileum? 11.5 feet (3.5 meters)
The ileum extends from _______ to _____________ . Jejunum, Ileocecal valve
The jejunum extends from ___________ to ______________. duodenojejunal flexure, ileum
How long is the duodenum? 10 inches (26 centimeters)
The large intestine begins at ____________ and ends at ____________. Ileum, anus
Name the 4 parts of the large intestine Cecum, Colon, Rectum, Anal canal
How long is the large intestine? 5 feet
Where is the cecum located? Below the junction of ileum and colon.
What is attached to the posteromedial side of the cecum? The vermiform appendix
Name the parts of the colon. Ascending, transverse, Descending, Sigmoid
The rectum extends from _________ to __________. Sigmoid colon, Anal canal
How long is the rectum? 6 inches (15 cm)
Created by: rad1958tech