Caecum definition

sēkəm
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(anatomy) A blind pouch connected to the large intestine between the ileum and the colon.

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Noun

Singular:
caecum
Plural:
caeca

Origin of caecum

  • Latin (ininum) caecum ‘blind gut’, translation of Greek τυφλὸν ἔντερον.

    From Wiktionary