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How does food become feces?

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The food goes into your mouth and gets mushed up by your tongue and teeth. Then it goes down a big long pipe into your small intestine. The enzymes in the intestine break up the larger parts of the food that your mouth couldn't do. All of the small pieces of food go through the holes inside the wall of your intestine and into your blood pipe and around your body in your blood. The bits that can't fit through the holes get moved into your large intestine and get mushed together. After that the water gets sucked out of the food and the food comes out of your anus as feaces/poo.

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