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cecum

noun ce·cum

Medical Definition of cecum

plural ceca or chiefly British caeca \-kə\play

  1. :  a cavity open at one end (as the blind end of a duct); especially :  the blind pouch at the beginning of the large intestine into which the ileum opens from one side and which is continuous with the colon



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Variants of cecum

or chiefly British caecum \ˈsē-kəm\play

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