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Nerve cells and Receptor cells
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An_240005 posted:
If the nerve cells in the colon are dead, does that mean that the receptor cells are also dead? That is, can the colon still absorb nutrients, etc?

I no longer get the urge to have a bowel movement but am able to pass stool if I take the time to sit for awhile.
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