noun, plural cae·ca [see-kuh]. /ˈsi kə/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM caecumcaecal, adjectivecae·cal·ly, adverbpost·cae·cal, adjectivesub·cae·cal, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for caecum
Carnivorous, desmognathous, nidicolous, without functional caeca.
The oesophagus is short and leads into a long, straight stomach, provided with numerous symmetrical lateral caeca.
The intestine is provided with numerous branched caeca in Aphrodite.
Among the purely aquatic families such structures are very rare, and are represented by two caeca in the genus Limnodriloides.
In Benhamia caecifera and at least one other earthworm there are numerous caeca, one pair to each segment.