What does it do?
Its job is to make it easier to remove waste.
How does it work?
Water is removed turning it into solid (poop). It is stored until it is ready to be pushed out.
- Structure & Function of the Digestive System: How it works. Cleveland Clinic. https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/7041-the-structure-anDisease-function-oFunction-the-digestive-system. Updated September 13, 2018. Accessed December 01, 2020.
- 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 1, 2020.