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cecum

[see-kum] a pouch at the start of the colon, where the small intestine empties into the large intestine. See also colon, gastrointestinal tract.

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... What if my report mentions cecum, ascending colon, transverse colon,
descending colon, sigmoid colon, or rectum? The ...

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... What if my report mentions cecum, ascending colon, transverse colon,
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The normal digestive system

... The large intestine (also called the colon or large bowel) joins the small intestine
where the ileum and cecum meet on the body's right side. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-normal-digestive-system

The normal digestive system

... The large intestine (also called the colon or large bowel) joins the small intestine
where the ileum and cecum meet on the body's right side. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-normal-digestive-system

Ileostomy: A Guide

... Ileum (third part) – about 12 feet, it connects to the colon at the cecum The
small intestine lies loosely curled in the belly (abdominal cavity). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002870-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... ileum Search [ill-ee-uhm]. the last part of the small intestine, which normally
connects to the cecum (at the start of the large intestine). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=i

Cancer Glossary

... It is wider (not longer) than the small intestine. The large intestine contains
the cecum, colon, and rectum. See also cecum, colon, rectum. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=l

What is colorectal cancer?

... It starts with a small pouch (the cecum) where the small bowel attaches to the
colon and extends upward on the right side of the abdomen. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-what-is-colorectal-cancer

Colostomy: A Guide

... Ileum (third part) – about 12 feet long; it connects to the colon at the cecum
The small intestine lies loosely curled in the belly (abdominal cavity). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002823-pdf.pdf