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Villi (singular: villus) are tiny, finger-like structures that protrude from the wall of the intestine to help absorb nutrients in the lumen. There are also enzymes on the surface for digestion. Villus capillaries absorb amino acids and simple sugars into the blood stream. Villus lacteals absorb fatty acids.


 
 

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