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
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Example sentences from the Web for caecum
The caecum is (for an Aeluroid) long, and pointed at the apex; it is quite twice the length of that of Genetta.
Apart from these few exceptions the Mouse-like Rodents all possess a caecum, though it is often not very large.
Where the latter is simple the caecum is generally the largest, and vice versa.
The stomach, furthermore, is simple, and (except in Dicotyles) there is a caecum.
The caecum is very much shorter, and so is the large intestine.