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noun ce·cum
plural ce·ca or chiefly British cae·ca \-kə\

Definition of CECUM

:  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

Variants of CECUM

ce·cum or chiefly British cae·cum \ˈsē-kəm\

Illustration of CECUM

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