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Appendix may have a vital new role, research proposes

Appendix may have a vital new role, research proposes

The human appendix, a restricted pocket that projects off the cecum in the stomach , has an infamous notoriety for its inclination to wind up distinctly inflamed (an infected appendix), frequently bringing about surgical expulsion. In spite of the fact that it is broadly seen as a minimal organ with minimal known capacity, late research recommends that the appendix may fill a vital need. Specifically, it might serve as a store for advantageous gut microscopic organisms. A few other well evolved creature species likewise have an index, and examining how it advanced and works in these species may reveal insight into this secretive organ in people. Heather F. Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, is …

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