Definitions for caecumˈsi kəm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cecum, caecum, blind gut(noun)

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

    "the appendix is an offshoot of the cecum"

Wiktionary

  1. caecum(Noun)

    A blind pouch connected to the large intestine between the ileum and the colon.

  2. Origin: Latin (ininum) caecum ‘blind gut’, translation of Greek τυφλόν ἔντερον.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caecum(noun)

    a cavity open at one end, as the blind end of a canal or duct

  2. Caecum(noun)

    the blind part of the large intestine beyond the entrance of the small intestine; -- called also the blind gut

  3. Origin: [L. caecus blind, invisible, concealed.]

Freebase

  1. Caecum

    Caecum is a genus of minute sea snails, marine gastropod micromolluscs or micromollusks in the family Caecidae or blind shells.


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