Definition of Cecal

1. Adjective. Of or like a cecum.

Exact synonyms: Caecal
Derivative terms: Caecum, Cecum
Partainyms: Cecum, Cecum



Definition of Cecal

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of caecal) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cecal

1. cecum [adj] - See also: cecum

Cecal Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cecal

cebiches
cebid
cebidae
cebids
cebinae
cebine
cebines
cebocephaly
cebochoerid
cebochoerids
ceboid
ceboids
cebollite
cebus
ceca
cecal (current term)
cecal appendage
cecally
cechite
cecidia
cecidium
cecils
cecities
cecitis
cecitises
cecity
cecostomies
cecostomy
cecotrope
cecotropes

Literary usage of Cecal

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1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"The cause of cecal hernia of the congenital variety is probably the attachment of ... The idea regarding the sac of cecal hernia has changed and it is now ..."

2. The Lancet-clinic by Mississippi Valley Medical Association, Ohio Valley Medical Association (1908)
"C.—The cecal vessels here supply the root of the appendix (Kelley). B.—The commonest type of circulation of the appen- dico-cecal angle (Kelley). catgut, ..."

3. Differential diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1912)
"Some thickening in cecal region." "Several abscesses have broken through," and in October she entered the Children's Hospital and was very sick for twelve ..."

4. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray, Warren Harmon Lewis (1918)
"... and its orifice, directed downward and to the right, is nearly circular and will admit the tip of the little finger. 2. cecal Fossae ..."

5. Mathews' Medical Quarterly (1894)
"cecal valve itself is subject to about the same diseases as the pylorus, ... But the cecal region is the most important landmark of the digestive tract. ..."

6. Rochester and the Mayo Clinic: A Fair and Unbiased Story Calculated to Aid by George Wiley Broome, William James Mayo, Charles Horace Mayo (1914)
"He has also proposed to cure this stasis and its resultant auto-intoxication by severing the ilium near the ilio-cecal valve and transplanting it into the ..."

7. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"Dr. Harte does not think there is any positive cause of cecal hernia except the ... He has been rather struck to find that the cecal attachments sometimes ..."

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