Asked by: Polly Volkermedical health digestive disorders
What organ absorbs water and vitamins?
Last Updated: 21st January, 2020
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Beside this, what organ is most responsible for absorption?
the small intestine
Secondly, which organ produces enzymes that break down nutrients? pancreas
where is fluid absorbed in the body?
Two third of the body water is intracellular. The extracellular fluid consists of plasma and interstitial fluids. Ingested water is absorbed mainly in the small intestine. It appears in the blood as soon as 5 minutes after ingestion.
How are vitamins digested and absorbed?
The food is digested by stomach acid and then travels to the small intestine, where it is digested further. Nutrients are then absorbed through the wall of the small intestine. Upon absorption, the fat-soluble vitamins enter the lymph vessels before making their way into the bloodstream.