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Cecum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cecum
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.526.209
A03.556.249.249.209
Unique ID
D002432
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002432
Annotation
Inflammation = CECITIS see TYPHLITIS
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.
NLM Classification #
WI 530
See Also
Cecostomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Cecum Preferred
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