HyperDic: caecum

English > 1 sense of the word caecum:
NOUNbodycaecum, cecum, blind gutthe cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens
English > caecum: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens.
Synonymscecum, blind gut
Part oflarge intestineBeginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum
Partsappendix, vermiform appendix, vermiform process, cecal appendageA vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
Broadercavity, bodily cavity, cavum(anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus / sinus within the body
Spanishciego, intestino ciego
Catalancec
Adjectivescaecalof or like a cecum

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