Definition of Cecal appendage
1. Noun. A vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch.
Generic synonyms: Appendage, Outgrowth, Process
Group relationships: Blind Gut, Caecum, Cecum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cecal Appendage
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 ..."