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Meaning of CECUM

Pronunciation:  'sekum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens; "the appendix is an offshoot of the cecum"
 

CECUM is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: blind gut, caecum
 
 See Also: appendix, bodily cavity, cavity, cavum, cecal appendage, large intestine, vermiform appendix, vermiform process

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: beginning of the large intestine; it is connected to the lower part of the small intestine, called the ileum.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The sac-like front end of the large bowel which contains the entry of the appendix and the end of the small intestine.
 

 

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