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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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The present study was, therefore, conducted to investigate effects of the MOS supplementation on growth performance, viscera development, mineral absorption and caecal microbiota in Japanese quail.
There was loss of intestinal villi, disruption of caecal mucosa and clusters of oocysts seen.
For necropsy, the tissues of brain, trachea, caecal tonsil, liver, spleen, bursa of Fabricius, proventriculus, and thymus were fixed in 10% buffered formalin.
Caecal diameter of 9-12 cm warrants ischemia and subsequent perforation if not managed urgently [5].
Effect of a starter diet supplementation with mannanoligosaccharide or inulin on health status, caecal metabolism, digestibility of nutrients and growth of early-weaned rabbits.
For the in vitro analysis, three bottles were assigned to each one of the silages in three runs (three different weeks), plus two bottles as blanks (i.e., caecal fluid and buffer only), so that a total of 189 bottles were analyzed and each bottle was the observational unit.
The histopathological examination showed caecal tuberculosis.
The operative finding was that of an unresectable caecal tumour, and a defunctioning loop colostomy was formed.
No tumour involvement was revealed in the omentum or the caecal appendix.
Caecal coccidioisis, caused by Eimeria tenella, is a major threat to poultry production.
Bacterial DNA was isolated from the frozen ileal and caecal digesta samples using an EZNATM stool DNA extraction kit (Omega BioTek, Doraville, CA, USA) according to the manufacturer's instructions.