Human Body Corporation
LARGE INTESTINE by Nick, frank, carlos, jack
physical appearance and location
Facts about the Large Intestine and the Digestive Department
Facts about the Large Intestine
- The route of the large intestine looks like an upside down “U”.
- It takes 30-45 minutes for gasses to pass through the large intestine.
- Food drying up and hanging from the large intestine can last 18 hours-2 days.
- The large intestine is approximately 5-8 feet long.
- In your lifetime, your large intestine may handle about 50 tons.
-we eat about 500kg of food per year
- the esophogus is approximently 25 centimeters long
-11.5 liters of digestive juices flow through the human body everyday
-perastalsis defies gravity
-within 2-6 hours, all the food is dumped into the small intestine