Latin (ininum) caecum ‘blind gut’, translation of Greek τυφλὸν ἔντερον.
Caecum Sentence Examples
The stomach is simple, and there is no caecum to the intestine, although this is present in the opossums.
With one exception, the intestine has a caecum, and the pouch is large and opens forwards.
Caecum very long and dilated, with numerous folds.
From this we pass to a stomach and a coil of intestine embedded in the lobes of a voluminous liver; a caecum of large size is given off near the commencement of the intestine.
Protonemertini, in which there are two layers of dermal muscles, external circular and internal longitudinal; the nervous system lies external to the circular muscles; the mouth lies behind the level of the brain; the proboscis has no stylet; there is no caecum to the intestine.