A cavity open at one end, as the blind end of a canal or duct.
The blind part of the large intestine beyond the entrance of the small intestine; -- called also the blind gut.
refers to a sack or pouch connected to the intestine of mammals. A caecum is usually found in herbivorous mammals and they house bacteria, which help digest the plant material that the mammal eats.
Latin = blind.
English spelling for cecum. See also: bowel
The first part of the large intestine. It is a blind-ending pouch at the junction between the small and large intestines.
blind pouch located at the junction of the ileum and the colon; contains the ileocaecal valve controlling movement of digested food into the colon
a blind sac connected with the alimentary canal
the cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens; "the appendix is an offshoot of the cecum"
hindgut stomach, able to digest leaves
(pl. caeca) A blind ending sac of the digestive system located between the large and small intestine.
a diverticulum on each side of the gut at junction of small and large intestines, for additional digestion
blind sac branching from the junction of the small and large intestines or from the large intestine and colon.
the first 10-15 cms of the colon, situated in the right lower abdomen.
Pouch connected at the point where the small and large intestines meet.
organ used in the digestion and absorption of food
A blindly ending sac at the junction between the small and large intestines.
The caecum is the first part of the large intestine.
the part of the colon below the junction with the small intestine, to which the appendix is attached.
the first ball of the large intestine (colon) from which the appendix starts.