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    Ulcerative colitis

    The esophagus, stomach, large and small intestine, aided by the liver, gallbladder and pancreas convert the nutritive components of food into energy and break down the non-nutritive components into waste to be excreted.

    Ulcerative colitis is a condtion in which the lining of the large intestine (colon) and rectum become inflamed. Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohn’s disease is a related condition.