Definitions for caecumˈsi kəm

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  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"

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  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.

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  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.]

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  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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