cecorrhaphy ce·cor·rha·phy (sē-kôr’ə-fē)
Suture of the cecum. Also called typhlorrhaphy.
cecosigmoidostomy ce·co·sig·moid·os·to·my (sē’kō-sĭg’moi-dŏs’tə-mē) n. Surgical formation of an anastomosis between the cecum and the sigmoid colon.
cecostomy ce·cos·to·my (sē-kŏs’tə-mē) n. Surgical formation of a permanent artificial opening into the cecum. Also called typhlostomy.
cecotomy ce·cot·o·my (sē-kŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into the cecum. Also called typhlotomy.
a cessation of hostilities; truce. Military. an order issued for a cease-fire. Contemporary Examples noun a period of truce, esp one that is temporary and a preliminary step to establishing a more permanent peace on agreed terms interjection, noun the order to stop firing n. also ceasefire, “a cessation of shooting,” 1916, from verbal phrase […]