What does caecum mean?

Definitions for caecumˈsi kəm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word caecum.

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"


  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.]


  1. Caecum

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caecum in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caecum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of caecum

  1. caecumcaecumcaecum

Translations for caecum

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for caecum »


Find a translation for the caecum definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these caecum definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"caecum." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 20 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/caecum>.

Are we missing a good definition for caecum? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for caecum:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.