Caeca



cecum.
a cul-de-sac, especially that in which the large intestine begins.
Historical Examples

Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1. J Lort Stokes
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7 Various

noun (pl) -ca (-kə)
(anatomy) any structure or part that ends in a blind sac or pouch, esp the pouch that marks the beginning of the large intestine
noun (pl) -ca (-kə)
(US) a variant spelling of caecum
n.
n.

cecum
(sē’kəm)
Plural ceca
A large pouch forming the beginning of the large intestine. The appendix and the ileum of the small intestine both connect to the cecum.

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