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What is the purpose of the small intestine?

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The purpose or job of the small intestine is to hold/digest food and to push it towards the large intestine or colon.
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The small intestine is the major site of chemical digestion and absorption of nutrients by the body.
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Remove nutrients from the liquified food.
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