riana lalwani 10 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 37 Points View Profile 2 riana lalwani Asked: October 21, 2020In: Class 10 How is the small intestine designed to absorb digested food? 2 NCERT Solution for Class 10 Science Chapter 6 Life Processes NCERT Books for Session 2020-2021 CBSE Board and UP Board Intext Questions Page No-101 Questions No-5 2020-2021cbsechapter 6class10life processesncertscience Share Facebook 3 Answers Voted Oldest Recent Tulika 0 Questions 193 Answers 2 Best Answers 624 Points View Profile Tulika Added an answer on February 11, 2021 at 7:45 am In the small intestine the innermost layer is in the shape of finger like structures. These are known as villi. Several folds because of villi increase the absorbing surface of small intestine. The blood capillaries in villi absorb simpler molecules from food. 2 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Consult From Biology 0 Questions 21 Answers 6 Best Answers 132 Points View Profile Consult From Biology Added an answer on December 6, 2020 at 4:57 am The small intestine has millions of tiny finger-like projections called villi. These villi increase the surface area for food absorption. Within these villi, many blood vessels are present that absorb the digested food and carry it to the blood stream. From the blood stream, the absorbed food is delivered to each and every cell of the body. For more answers visit to website: https://www.tiwariacademy.com/ncert-solutions/class-10/science/chapter-6/ 2 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp yogeshsharma 0 Questions 91 Answers 21 Best Answers 398 Points View Profile yogeshsharma Added an answer on June 16, 2021 at 6:24 am The inner lining of the small intestine has numerous finger-like projections called villi which increases the surface area for absorption of digested food . The villi are richly supplied with blood vessels which transport the absorbed food to each and every cell of the body, where it is utilised for obtaining energy, building up new tissues and the repair of the old ones. 1 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Click on image to update the captcha. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.