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cecum

(sē`kəm): see intestineintestine,
muscular hoselike portion of the gastrointestinal tract extending from the lower end of the stomach (pylorus) to the anal opening. In humans this fairly narrow (about 1 in./2.
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cecum

[′sē·kəm]
(anatomy)
The blind end of a cavity, duct, or tube, especially the sac at the beginning of the large intestine. Also spelled caecum.

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
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Of 629 paired samples, 14 contained detectable HEV RNA in plasma and cecal samples.
Maturation of the murine cecal microbiota as revealed by terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism and 16S rRNA gene clone libraries.
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The technical or procedural factors that were significantly associated with detection of adenomas were cecal intubation, longer withdrawal time, higher-quality bowel preparation, use of an intravenous antispasmodic, earlier procedure start time, and greater colon-oscopist experience, Dr.
Cecal weight, cecal pH, tumor incidence, activity of selected enzymes; glutathione-s-transferase (GST), catalase (CAT), superoxide dismutase (SOD) were determined.
2000), avaliando porcentagem de amido dietetico sobre a atividade microbiana cecal, encontraram os valores para ganho de peso de 679,2 a 708,4 g e 3,22 a 4,03 para conversao alimentar, ja Oliveira e Almeida, (2002), trabalhando com desempenho de coelhos em crescimento criados em diferentes densidades populacionais, encontraram ganhos que variam de 740 a 780 g e 3,56 a 3,68 em conversao alimentar, enquanto que Furlan et al.
GC-MS Characterization of Fatty Acids and their Derivatives in Cecal Fluid.
IL-12, but not IL-18, is critical to neutrophil activation and resistance to polymicrobial sepsis induced by cecal ligation and puncture.
Transfer of the cecal flora of the hamster to the germfree C3H mouse: use of this model to study the flora of the anti-Clostridium difficile barrier.