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caecum - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'caecum' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Caecum [ n.]
- A cavity open at one end, as the blind end of a canal or duct.
- The blind part of the large intestine beyond the entrance of the small intestine; -- called also the blind gut.

Meaning of 'caecum' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . caecum [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens
Example in sentence:
  • the appendix is an offshoot of the cecum