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What are villi? What is their location and function?



What are villi? What is their location and function?


Grade:10

1 Answers

Aditi Chauhan
askIITians Faculty 396 Points
7 years ago

Villi are tiny finger-like projections originating from the walls of the small intestine. They increase the surface area for absorption of the digested food. The blood vessels present inside the villi can absorb the nutrients from the digested food.

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Structure of a villus

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