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Meckel's diverticulectomy - series—Normal anatomy

Normal anatomy

Overview

The small intestine is the longest portion of the digestive tract. It runs from the stomach to the colon.

Review Date 9/17/2016

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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