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English noun: cecum

1. cecum (body) the cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens


SamplesThe appendix is an offshoot of the cecum.


Synonymsblind gut, caecum


Broader (hypernym)bodily cavity, cavity, cavum


Part holonymappendix, cecal appendage, vermiform appendix, vermiform process


Part meronymlarge intestine









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