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noun [C] uk (plural caeca   //   ) UK specialized (US cecum (plural ceca))   /ˈsiː.kəm/ us  
the bag-shaped part at the beginning of the large intestine (= lower part of the bowels) where it joins onto the ileumThe digestive system any bag-shaped structure in the body that only has one openingSubstances and structures in the body
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