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The Colon And Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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 […]