a cul-de-sac, especially that in which the large intestine begins.
noun (pl) -ca (-kə)
(US) a variant spelling of caecum
variant of caecum.
cecum ce·cum or cae·cum (sē’kəm)
n. pl. ce·ca (-kə)
The large blind pouch forming the beginning of the large intestine. Also called blind gut.
A saclike cavity with only one opening.
A large pouch forming the beginning of the large intestine. The appendix and the ileum of the small intestine both connect to the cecum.
cecectomy ce·cec·to·my (sē-sěk’tə-mē) n. Excision of all or part of the cecum. Also called typhlectomy.
Czech name of Bohemia. noun the Czech name for Bohemia
chickpeas. Historical Examples
- Cecil b de mille
Cecil B(lount) [bluhnt] /blʌnt/ (Show IPA), 1881–1959, U.S. motion-picture producer and director (uncle of Agnes de Mille). noun Cecil B(lount). 1881–1959, US film producer and director