gastric cecum

gastric cecum

[′gas·trik ′sē·kəm]
(invertebrate zoology)
One of the elongated pouchlike projections of the upper end of the stomach in insects.
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Initial tissue samples from the hepatopancreas, foregut, midgut, hindgut, anterior gastric ceca, and posterior gastric cecum were removed from 21 individuals, 7 from each treatment group, and placed at -80[degrees]C following removal of contents.
Extracts from the midgut, hindgut, anterior gastric ceca, and posterior gastric cecum from all extracts for each treatment were combined to provide enough material for protein assays.
anterior gastric ceca, posterior gastric cecum, and hepatopancreas) as factors.
oxysporum isolates originating from the gastric cecum (digestive tract) of the Melolonthidae larvae caused the following symptoms of SDS: internerval chlorosis of leaves, internerval necrosis and damping-off in seedlings and necrosis and death in shoots and branches.
The sexual phase or teleomorph stage is unknown (LESLIE & SUMMERELL, 2006) and this is possibly due to the fact that it occurs inside the gastric cecum on the smooth or rough wall.