Interconnected

When you get a splinter, some of it snaps off and the rest is slowly broken down and absorbed by your body. The skin is a million tiny mouths, the skin is a surface of a million tiny stomachs. Sometimes the remnant is expelled: Lazy, puking stomachs. If you tightly bound a piece of meat to your arm, over skin grazed back to living cells, how long would it take to be eaten?