What does it do?
Its job is to store bile from the liver.
How does it work?
When you eat, it releases bile into the small intestine to help digest fats.
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- Your Digestive System & How it Works. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/digestive-system-how-it-works. Published December 2017. Accessed December 10, 2020.