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caecum

[ see-kuhm ]
/ 藞si k蓹m /
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noun, plural cae路ca [see-kuh]. /藞si k蓹/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM caecum

caecal, adjectivecae路cal路ly, adverbpost路cae路cal, adjectivesub路cae路cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for caecum

caecum

US cecum

/ (藞si藧k蓹m) /

noun plural -ca (-k蓹)
anatomy any structure or part that ends in a blind sac or pouch, esp the pouch that marks the beginning of the large intestine

Derived forms of caecum

caecal or US cecal, adjective

Word Origin for caecum

C18: short for Latin intestinum caecum blind intestine, translation of Greek tuphlon enteron
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