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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or like a a cavity open at one end (as the blind end of a duct).

Usage examples (30)
  • In fact, there is a cluster of genes that are expressed at the cecal/colonic boundary.
  • The cecal appendix (a through l) or appendix-like structures (m through o) in a variety of mammals.
  • This indicates to me that the DNA to code for the cecal valves were already there but were suppressed until the new environment initiated the valve development.
  • However, there is also a mention of the formation of new structures, cecal valves, designed to slow the passage of food by creating fermentation chambers in the gut. for more
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