noun, plural ce·ca [see-kuh] /ˈsi kə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
- cecropia moth,
- cedant arma togae,
- cedar apple,
- cedar chest
Origin of cecum
Examples from the Web for cecum
These two occur in the small intestine; a form intermediate in size may also be found in the cecum and colon.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
The latter is somewhat smaller and is found in the cecum and large intestine.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
It lives in the large intestine, especially the cecum, with its slender extremity embedded in the mucous membrane.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
One of them may occupy the cecum, another the transverse colon, and possibly a third the sigmoid flexure.Intestinal Ills|Alcinous Burton Jamison
noun plural -ca (-kə)
variant of caecum.