In the human body, the small intestine is located within the central and lower abdominal area. It stretches from the stomach to the large intestine, coiling around several times to fit.
Location of the Intestines The Human Intestine consists of two segments. 1) Small Intestine It is about 6 meters (20 feet) long and extends from the pylorus of the stomach to the ileocecal junction. Divisions of Small Intestine The small intestine is divided into 1. Upper fixed portion called Duodenum (25cm/10 inches long) 2.
It is the lower 3/5th mobile part of the small intestine and occupies the lower right portion of the abdomen. Ileum ends at the ileocecal junction. Picture : Small intestine location and its parts (duodenum, jejunum and ileum) Image source : Mayo foundation 2) Large Intestine