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Gastrointestinal 15

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anal incontinence inability to control the muscles of the muscles of the bowels, which leads to passage of stool or gas
anatomy study of body structure
biology study of all life forms
cells the basic structrual unit of all organisms
chyme semi-liquid substance made as result of the chemical breakdown of food in stomach
colostomy surgically-created opening into large intestine to allow feces to be expelled
absorption the digestive process in which digestive juices and enzymes break down food into materials the body can use
Crohn's disease causes the wall of the intestines to become inflamed (red, sore or swollen)
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Created by: nurslin