The appendix is a small, tube-like organ attached to the first part of the large intestine, also

called the colon. It is located in the lower right area of the abdomen. It has no known function. A

blockage inside of the appendix causes appendicitis. The blockage leads to increased pressure,

problems with blood flow and inflammation. If the blockage is not treated, the appendix can break

open and leak infection into the body.

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replied May 10th, 2008
is there a problem that you need help with ?
and the colon is the storage tube for solid waste
not the appendix,
just so you know >.<
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