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This diagram represents a presurgical mouse digestive system.
To encourage bile acid
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This common procedure to treat obesity shrinks the stomach and redirects the intestine to reduce calorie absorption. The duodenum, carrying digestive juices from the bile duct, is connected to the jejunum below where it has been connected to the gastric pouch.
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