Human Anatomy and Physiology
Digestive System

How does food become feces?

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2009-09-27 11:07:22

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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