The specific anatomy of the large intestines is best described by referencing the individual parts, which are described in more detail below. The large intestine is roughly a meter and a half (about four and a half feet) in total length from the end of the small intestine to the anus.
8,204 intestine diagram stock photos, vectors, and illustrations are available royalty-free.
The large intestine anatomy may appear segmented due to bumps called haustra. The large intestine’s main function is to absorb any remaining nutrients and water in the chyme received from the small intestine. It also forms stool and transports waste out of the body.