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2013-12-22 23:00:10

Diverticulitis Breakthrough, written by Mark Anastasi, is the latest book that teaches people how to improve their digestive system and regain their health naturally.

2013-12-02 23:00:18

The new “19 quick remedies for constipation” article on the site Vkool.com covers useful tips on how to get rid of constipation quickly. Seattle, WA (PRWEB)

2013-11-21 11:34:57

Food transit through the small intestine affects the body's absorption of nutrients and, consequently, our health.

2013-11-04 10:39:08

It's well established that humans maintain a symbiotic relationship with the trillions of beneficial microbes that colonize their bodies.

2013-10-24 10:16:46

A drug currently on the market to treat leukemia reversed symptoms of colitis in lab tests.

2013-10-22 23:21:46

First Game in "Science Heroes" lineup. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Yogome: Guardians of Knowledge, founded in 2012 by


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Large Intestine
2013-04-30 14:11:04

The large intestine is the organ that follows the small intestine but is the last part of the digestive tract before the waste leaves the body. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average about five feet long. It is composed of four distinct structural parts; the cecum, colon, and anus. The cecum is the part of the large intestine that comes first. It is separated into three parts. The taeniae coli are three bands of smooth muscle. The haustra are bulges caused by...

Small Intestine
2013-03-04 15:13:09

The small intestine is the part of the digestive tract that follows the stomach and is followed by the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average between 22 feet 6 inches and 24 feet 4 inches. It is composed of three distinct structural parts; the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum. The duodenum is the part of the intestine where most chemical breakdown happens; it is also the shortest part of the intestine. It starts at the duodenal bulb and stops...

Appendix
2013-03-04 15:05:59

The appendix is a dead-end tube like structure, ranging from 2 to 20 cm, that spans off the cecum of the colon. It is attached to the lower part of the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The appendix can be found in many mammals including marsupials, euarchontoglires (rodents) as wells as humans of course. It is also an organ that forms in the embryotic stage during pregnancy. McBurney’s Point, the point that is one-third the distance from infront and above the spinal cord...

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Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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