Definition of Cecal appendage

1. Noun. A vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch.

Exact synonyms: Appendix, Vermiform Appendix, Vermiform Process
Generic synonyms: Appendage, Outgrowth, Process
Group relationships: Blind Gut, Caecum, Cecum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cecal Appendage

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

Literary usage of Cecal appendage

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1. Buffalo Medical Journal (1905)
"To quote Morris: The cecal appendage is vermiform in man and in all of the ... In man, the cecal appendage is apparently a rudimental structure which once ..."

2. Lectures on appendicitis and notes on other subjects by Robert Tuttle Morris (1899)
"The cecal appendage is vermiform in man and in all of the man-like apes—gorilla, orang, chimpanzee, and gibbon (several species). ..."

3. Text-book of physiological and pathological chemistry by Gustav von Bunge (1902)
"It is well known that the liver of the amphioxus is a mere cecal appendage of the intestine, the gland being only indicated as in the embryos of the higher ..."

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