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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens.

Usage examples (35)
  • The appendix is an offshoot of the cecum
  • The doctor begins the procedure by inflating the colon with air until the cecum is distended.
  • The cecum is the gate-way between the large and small intestines.
  • The cecum is the blind pouch in the intestine, the appendix is a cecum and all of the stuff looks like food matter or poo. for more
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