cecopexy ce·co·pex·y (sē’kə-pěk’sē)
Surgical operation for anchoring the cecum to the abdominal wall. Also called typhlopexy.


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    cecorrhaphy ce·cor·rha·phy (sē-kôr’ə-fē) n. Suture of the cecum. Also called typhlorrhaphy.

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