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The amount of iron in the body is mostly regulated by a)

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The amount of iron in the body is mostly regulated by

a) excretion in the urine
b) absorptiion in the small intestines
c) absorption through the skin
d) absorption in the large intestines
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Charles replied 6 years ago.
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The majority of the iron absorbed from digested food or supplements is absorbed in the duodenum(part of small intestine) by enterocytes of the duodenal lining.So your answer is:

The amount of iron in the body is mostly regulated by- (b)absorption in the small intestines.

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