pericecal

adjective
peri·​ce·​cal
variants: or chiefly British pericaecal \ ˌper-​ə-​ˈsē-​kəl How to pronounce pericaecal (audio) \

Medical Definition of pericecal

: situated near or surrounding the cecum

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“Pericecal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pericecal. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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