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muscular hoselike portion of the gastrointestinal tract extending from the lower end of the stomach (pylorus) to the anal opening. In humans this fairly narrow (about 1 in./2.
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The last portion of the small intestine, extending from the jejunum to the large intestine.
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1. the part of the small intestine between the jejunum and the caecum
2. the corresponding part in insects
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