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Large intestine

Extends from the ileum to the anus

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Cecum

Pouch on the right components

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Appendix

Hangs from the cecum

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Colon

5 feet long and hangout segments

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Transverse colon

Passes horizontally to the left to the left toward the spleen

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Ascending colon

Extends from the cecum to the undersurface of the liver

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Descending colon

Down portion of the colon

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Rectum

Terminates in the lower opening in the gastrointestinal tract

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Defecation

Expulsion of feces

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Liver

Located in the upper right quadrant

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Bile

Contains cholesterol and several bile pigments

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Bilirubin

A pigment made from bile

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Jaundice

Yellow discoloration of the skin and whites of the eyes and mucous membranes

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Gallbladder

Stored and concentrates the bile for lateral use

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Emulsification

Breaking up large fat globules