Definitions for "caecum"
A cavity open at one end, as the blind end of a canal or duct.
The blind part of the large intestine beyond the entrance of the small intestine; -- called also the blind gut.
refers to a sack or pouch connected to the intestine of mammals. A caecum is usually found in herbivorous mammals and they house bacteria, which help digest the plant material that the mammal eats.
Keywords:  insertional