Definition of caecum noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

caecum

 noun
(British English)(North American English cecum)noun
BrE BrE//ˈsiːkəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsiːkəm//
 
(pl. caeca, (North American English)ceca
BrE BrE//ˈsiːkə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsiːkə//
 
)
 
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a small bag which is part of the intestine, between the small and the large intestine Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin (intestinum) caecum ‘blind (gut)’, translation of Greek tuphlon enteron.

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