cecum


cecum

< /ˈsi kə/. Anatomy, Zoology.

  1. a cul-de-sac, especially that in which the large intestine begins.

noun plural -ca (-kə)

  1. US a variant spelling of caecum
n.

variant of caecum.

n. pl. ce•ca (-kə)

  1. The large blind pouch forming the beginning of the large intestine.blind gut
  2. A saclike cavity with only one opening.

Plural ceca

  1. A large pouch forming the beginning of the large intestine. The appendix and the ileum of the small intestine both connect to the cecum.

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