What does your appendix do?
The function of the appendix is unknown. One theory is that the appendix acts as a storehouse for good bacteria, to reboot the digestive system after diarrheal illnesses. Other experts believe it’s a useless remnant from our evolutionary past. Surgical removal causes no observable health problems.
The appendix sits between the large and small intestines. Its function is uncertain among medical professionals. Some believe that it is a storehouse for good bacteria, “rebooting” the digestive system after diarrheal illnesses. Others believe that it is a useless remnant from our evolutionary past.
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