DAVID M. MARTIN, MD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DAVID M. MARTIN, MD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Jejunum, pill camera view. The jejunum is the middle part of the small intestine. The small intestine is mainly responsible for the absorption of nutrients from food. Its surface is highly folded to increase the surface area available for absorption. A pill camera is a pill-sized camera that is swallowed to image the digestive tract.
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