Definition of Caecum in English :

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Caecum meaning in English

Meaning of Caecum in English

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Caecum pronunciation in English

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1. blind gut, caecum, cecum

the cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens

Example Sentences:
'the appendix is an offshoot of the cecum'

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noun plural -ca (-kə)
any structure or part that ends in a blind sac or pouch, esp the pouch that marks the beginning of the large intestine

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nounWord forms: plural ˈcaeca (ˈsikə ; sēˈkə)

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Variant of cecum.

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