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

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.

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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