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bow uhl

  • n  the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

  • If lack of the food to which the upper bowel is accustomed continues for more than a very few hours, those species of bacteria normally resident in the colon and cecum ascend .
  • Some contain diuretics or laxatives that can cause skin rashes, diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome.
  • American physicians have contended for decades that it does not matter whether a person has one or two bowel movements a day or only two or three a week.
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  • Bob Edmonds in
    The cancer spread from the bowel to his liver and pancreas and eventually claimed his life,Edmonds said in an interview.
  • Gwyneth Paltrow in
    Gwyneth adds helpfully: "If your bowel movements get sluggish, you can accelerate things by drinking half a cup of olive oil."
  • Jade Goody in Daily Star
    Jade said of her operation: "The hard truth is I'd be dead if they hadn't cleared the blockage in my bowel.

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