See cecal.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • cecally — adverb see cecum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cecally — ce·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • cecally — adverb see cecal …   Useful english dictionary

  • cecum — also caecum noun (plural ceca) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin intestinum caecum, literally, blind intestine Date: circa 1721 a cavity open at one end (as the blind end of a duct); especially the blind pouch at the beginning of the large… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cecum — cecal, adj. cecally, adv. /see keuhm/, n., pl. ceca / keuh/. Anat., Zool. a cul de sac, esp. that in which the large intestine begins. Also, caecum. [1715 25; short for L intestinum caecum blind gut] * * * ▪ …   Universalium

  • Caduceus — A rod with two snakes entwined about it topped by a pair of wings. The caduceus served as the symbol of Hermes and Mercury, the Greek and Roman messenger gods. The caduceus was the sign of a herald and hence a logical symbol for the messenger.… …   Medical dictionary

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