The diagram shows the inside of the small intestine. Using the structure shown,


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The diagram shows the inside of the small intestine. Using the structure shown, explain how structure of the lining of the small intestine helps to absorb more food.


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The inside surface of the intestine is covered with tiny . finger-like projections called villi. This creates a larger surface area for the absorption of food. Inside each projection, is a rich supply of blood vessels to ensure that the broken food is quickly absorbed into the blood.