blind gut

noun

: a digestive cavity open at only one end
especially : the cecum of the large intestine

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blind gut was in the 15th century

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“Blind gut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blind%20gut. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

blind gut

noun
: a digestive cavity open at only one end
especially : the cecum of the large intestine
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