Bowel

The part of the digestive system that extends from the stomach to the anus including the large and small bowel. Also known as the large and small intestine.

Bowel Cancer

A cancer that starts on the inside wall of the bowel, usually affecting the colon or rectum (large bowel).

Bowel motions

Waste that remains after food has been digested and nutrients have been taken into the body. Bowel motions are passed from the body out of the anus. Also called ‘faeces'.

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