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Descriptor English: Cecum
Descriptor Spanish: Ciego
Descriptor Portuguese: Ceco
Descriptor French: Caecum
Entry term(s): Cecums
Tree number(s): A03.556.124.526.209
A03.556.249.249.209
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002432
Scope note: The blind sac or outpouching area of the LARGE INTESTINE that is below the entrance of the SMALL INTESTINE. It has a worm-like extension, the vermiform APPENDIX.
Annotation: Inflammation = CECITIS see TYPHLITIS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Cecostomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 2468
Unique ID: D002432
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Cecum - Preferred
Concept UI M0003712
Scope note The blind sac or outpouching area of the LARGE INTESTINE that is below the entrance of the SMALL INTESTINE. It has a worm-like extension, the vermiform APPENDIX.
Preferred term Cecum
Entry term(s) Cecums



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