Pronunciation: sē′kŭm, sē′kă
- The cul-de-sac, about 6 cm in depth, lying below the terminal ileum, forming the first part of the large intestine.
- Any similar structure ending in a cul-de-sac.
Synonym(s): blind gut, intestinum cecum, typhlon
[L. ntr. of caecus, blind]
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