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Introduction: Caecum

Description of Caecum

Caecum: the cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens; "the appendix is an offshoot of the cecum".
Source: WordNet 2.1

Caecum: Related Topics

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Caecum as an Organ

Caecum (organ): The start of the large intestine...more »

Caecum (organ): See Caecum (organ information).

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Broader terms for Caecum

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Hierarchical classifications of Caecum

The following list attempts to classify Caecum into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • bodily cavity,cavity,cavum
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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