caecum caecum

Definition(s):

  • (n) the cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Fecal matter sometimes slips from the caecum into its narrow opening, or lumen, putrifies there and causes the various forms of appendicitis.
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