In order to understand the etiology of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) one needs to learn more about the functioning of the colon. The colon (large intestine), a tube about 2.5 in. in diameter, forms the last 4 ft of the gastrointestinal tract. The cecum forms a blind-ended pouch below the junction of the small and […]
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February 5th, 2010