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Feces

Known as: poop, faecal, faeces 
The material discharged from the bowel during defecation. It consists of undigested food, intestinal mucus, epithelial cells, and bacteria.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Recurrent Clostridium difficile infection is difficult to treat, and failure rates for antibiotic therapy are high. We… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Our knowledge of species and functional composition of the human gut microbiome is rapidly increasing, but it is still based on… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Almost immediately after a human being is born, so too is a new microbial ecosystem, one that resides in that person's… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Preface 7. Microbiological tests 7.1 Microbiology practice and quality assurance in district laboratories 7.2 Features and… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The human endogenous intestinal microflora is an essential “organ” in providing nourishment, regulating epithelial development… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
Resistant starch (RS) is starch and products of its small intestinal digestion that enter the large bowel. It occurs for various… 
Highly Cited
1996
Review
1995
Review
1995
Because the human gut microbiota can play a major role in host health, there is currently some interest in the manipulation of… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
  • J. Hardcastle
  • Europe Against Cancer European Commission Series…
  • 1993
  • Corpus ID: 380553
tant aspects of colorectal cancer comes at an opportune time, for colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of death from…