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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: caeca(0.00997 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to caeca.
English → English (WordNet)
n : the cavity in which the large intestine begins and into
which the ileum opens; “the appendix is an offshoot of
the cecum” [syn: cecum, blind gut]
[also: caeca (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Caeca \C[ae]"ca\, n. pl.
caecum \cae"cum\, n.; pl. C[ae]cums, L. C[ae]ca. [L. caecus
blind, invisible, concealed.] (Anat.)
(a) A cavity open at one end, as the blind end of a canal or
(b) The blind part of the large intestine beyond the entrance
of the small intestine; -- called also the blind gut.
[Also spelled cecum.]
Note: The c[ae]cum is comparatively small in man, and ends in
a slender portion, the vermiform appendix; but in
herbivorous mammals it is often as large as the rest of
the large intestine. In fishes there are often numerous