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colon absorption
The normal absorption of water (important in the conservation of body fluids) and products of bacterial action; especially, in the ascending colon.

Some nutrients and drugs are absorbed by the lower bowel. In humans, cellulose is not digested or absorbed but passes from the body as unchanged residue.

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