caecum


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caecum

(US), cecum
Anatomy any structure or part that ends in a blind sac or pouch, esp the pouch that marks the beginning of the large intestine

caecum

[′sē·kəm]
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Once slaughtered, the rabbit caecum was excised, and total caecal contents (around 300g) were removed and diluted under a C[O.
Caption: Figure 1 (A & B)--Heterogeneously enhancing circumferential bowel wall thickening of the ileocecal region predominantly involving the caecum with perilesional fat stranding--Suggestive of lymphoma
Intestinal obstruction caused by duplication of the caecum.
The bowel on examination revealed, the distal ileum having a typical pattern of intussusception extending in the caecum and ascending colon (Figure-1,2,3).
There was cystic mass in the retrocecal location which was freed en mass and found meeting at the base of caecum at the confluence of tinea coli (fig-I).
The big advance of CARPE, when used to construct a colonoscope over the current equivalent endoscope, is that once, the end of the CARPE colonoscope is inserted through the anus, it would travel by its intrinsic snake-like locomotion to the caecum.
This was followed by measuring the pH of the digesta in the duodenum, jejunum, ileum, caecum and colon.
Because of its location in the caecum, it was presumed benign.
Ten digeneans were recovered from the small intestine, intestinal caecum, and rectum of the bird, and the worms were fixed under cover slip pressure in 5% hot formalin and stored in 70% ethanol.
Linear infiltration was done with Lignocaine hydrochloride (d) following a 10 cm linear skin incision, small and large intestine including caecum were found in the sac.
The remaining stump along with caecum was delivered back into the abdominal cavity, and inguinal area was irrigated with 3 L of normal saline.