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20 Feb 2003

COLON, PENDIX, APPENDIX
How do you keep your colon healthy?
What is a pendix and for what reason does your body need it?
What is a appendiks en for what reason does your body need it?
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Rina, you keep your colon healthy by not getting constipated. This is done by drinking lots of water (at least 3 litres a day), following a high-fibre balanced diet and exercising regularly.
I have no idea what a pendix is.
An appendix is a supplementary, accessory or dependent part attached to a main structure. The word is commonly used to refer to the appendix vermiformis, the worm-like evagination of the caecum. In Afrikaans it’s also known as the blindederm. Let me know if you have more questions. Good luck.
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