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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
colon +    
midgut +    
actinopterygian pyloric caecum 
arteriole of colon 
ascending colon +  
associated mesenchyme of midgut 
biliary bud +  
caecum +  
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.
capillary of colon 
colic flexure +  
colon smooth muscle circular layer 
colon smooth muscle longitudinal layer 
colonic epithelium +  
colonic mucosa +  
dorsal pancreatic bud +  
echinoderm gastric caecum 
epithelium of midgut +  
hepatic cecum 
hepatic diverticulum +  
hepatic flexure of colon 
hepatopancreas +  
jejunum +  
left colon 
liver bud +  
lumen of colon 
lumen of midgut 
lymphatic vessel of colon +  
mesentery of midgut +  
midgut dorsal mesentery 
midgut loop 
midgut region of duodenum +  
muscle layer of colon +  
myenteric nerve plexus of colon 
proximal-distal subdivision of colon +  
Rathkes pouch epithelium 
respiratory primordium epithelium 
right colon 
serosa of colon +  
spiral colon 
splenic flexure of colon 
submucosa of colon +  
submucous nerve plexus of colon 
transverse colon +  
venule of colon 
vermiform appendix +  
vitelline duct +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: cecum ;   intestinum crassum caecum
Narrow Synonyms: caeca ;   ceca
Related Synonyms: blind intestine ;   blindgut ;   intestinum caecum ;   intestinum crassum cecum
Xrefs: 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 Ontologys: n/a NCBITaxon:32443 ;   n/a NCBITaxon:9606
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Cecum

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