A subdivision of the digestive tract that connects the small intestine to the cloaca or anus. Lacks or has few villi[Kardong]. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0073040584 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_intestine_(anatomy) ]

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Term information

database cross reference

efo_slim, pheno_slim, organ_slim, major_organ

has related synonym

intestinum crassum

homology notes

Intestinal surface area also is increased in amphibians and reptiles by internal folds and occasionally by a few villi. The intestine can be divided into a small intestine and a slightly wider large intestine.[well established][VHOG]