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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from http://berkeleybop.org/ontologies/uberon/basic.obo. For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at http://uberon.github.io/about.html.

Term:caecum
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Definition:A pouch in the digestive tract that connects the ileum with the ascending colon of the large intestine. It is separated from the ileum by the ileocecal valve, and is the beginning of the large intestine. It is also separated from the colon by the cecocolic junction.
Comment:Taxon notes: in some herbivorous lizards, a cecum is present between small and large intestines[Kardong]
Synonyms:exact_synonym: cecum;   intestinum crassum caecum
 narrow_synonym: caeca;   ceca
 related_synonym: blind intestine;   blindgut;   intestinum caecum;   intestinum crassum cecum
 xref: BTO:0000166;   CALOHA:TS-0122;   EFO:0000850;   EHDAA2:0000206;   EHDAA:3913;   EMAPA:35197;   EV:0100397;   FMA:14541;   GAID:307;   MA:0000334;   MESH:D002432;   MIAA:0000288;   NCIT:C12381;   SCTID:181256004;   UMLS:C0007531;   VHOG:0001559;   Wikipedia:Cecum;   galen:Cecum
 external_ontology: n/a NCBITaxon:32443;   n/a NCBITaxon:9606



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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          sac 0
            digestive tract diverticulum 0
              caecum 0
                caecum dorsal mesentery 0
                caecum epithelium + 0
                caecum mesentery 0
                cecum mucosa + 0
                submucosa of cecum 0
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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              embryo 0
                embryonic structure 0
                  presumptive structure 0
                    presumptive gut 0
                      digestive tract 0
                        subdivision of digestive tract 0
                          hindgut 0
                            lower digestive tract 0
                              large intestine 0
                                colon 0
                                  caecum 0
                                    caecum dorsal mesentery 0
                                    caecum epithelium + 0
                                    caecum mesentery 0
                                    cecum mucosa + 0
                                    submucosa of cecum 0
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