Upon leaving the stomach, nutrients move through the small intestine in what order

Upon leaving the stomach, nutrients move through the small intestine in what order?
A) Jejunum, duodenum, ileum
B) Jejunum, ileum, duodenum
C) Duodenum, jejunum, ileum.
D) Duodenum, ileum, jejunum

 

The small intestine is the site for most of the absorption of nutrients and water from digested food. It is a long, twisting tube that measures about 20 feet in length and 3 inches in diameter. The small intestine also has a lining that contains millions of tiny projections called villi, which greatly increase its surface area.

The small intestine is composed of three segments: the duodenum, ileum, and jejunum. The duodenum is the first segment of the small intestine and it connects to the stomach through a connection called the pyloric sphincter. The ileum is located at about two-thirds of the way through and it connects to another organ – large intestine or colon – through an opening called cecum. The jejunum is located

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