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Intestinum crassum

Intestinum crassum –>
large intestine
(Science: anatomy) also called the colon, this structure has 6 major divisions: caecum, ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon and rectum.
The total length is approximately 5 feet in the adult and it is responsible for forming, storing and expelling waste matter.


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