The large intestine By lucas and Andrew.

The major function is to absorb from the remaining indigestible matter and transmit the useless waster material from the body.

The bacteria the large intestine collects can further digest some material creating gas. It also makes some important substances such as vitamin k which plays an important role in blood clotting.

To keep your large intestine heathy you can eat less red meat, have a high fiber diet, eat fish at least three times a week, and control your weight.

These cells are not cancerous, but can they change into cancer over time. People who have had diseases such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease for many years can develop a colon dysplasia. Spastic colon, is also called irritable bowel syndrome, is more than just a colon problem.

The large intestine is actually shorter than the small intestine, it is about 5 feet long in an adult. The intestines are named for how wide they are, not how long they are. In your lifetime, the digestive system will handle over 50 tons of food and liquid!

The major function is to absorb from the remaining indigestible matter and transmit the useless waster material from the body.

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