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a small finger-like projection found on the inner folds of the small intestine, which increases the surface area for the absorption of nutrients. The plural of villus is villi.
a form of potential energy stored in chemical bonds and released in a chemical reaction.
biological classification group (taxon) that is divided into species (the plural of genus is...
a gland which secretes substances, usually enzymes, through a duct directly to the part of the...