Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See cæcal, cæcally.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective of, pertaining to, or like a cecum.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of caecal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or like a cecum

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Examples

  • Without this knowledge, how can we say with any scientific confidence that the bacterium did not contain within its genome a pre-existing program for the expression of a flagellum waiting to be triggered by an environmental cue like cecal valves in lizards?

    Flagellum evolution -- how's your German? - The Panda's Thumb

  • Without this knowledge, how can we say with any scientific confidence that the bacterium did not contain within its genome a pre-existing program for the expression of a flagellum waiting to be triggered by an environmental cue like cecal valves in lizards?

    Flagellum evolution -- how's your German? - The Panda's Thumb

  • In fact, there is a cluster of genes that are expressed at the cecal/colonic boundary.

    Evolution of the appendix? - The Panda's Thumb

  • A mammalian molecular consensus phylogeny was taken, and appendicular and cecal characters were mapped onto the constraint tree as described in the Materials and methods.

    Evolution of the appendix? - The Panda's Thumb

  • The cecal appendix (a through l) or appendix-like structures (m through o) in a variety of mammals.

    Evolution of the appendix? - The Panda's Thumb

  • This indicates to me that the DNA to code for the cecal valves were already there but were suppressed until the new environment initiated the valve development.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • However, there is also a mention of the formation of new structures, cecal valves, designed to slow the passage of food by creating fermentation chambers in the gut.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • It is said that Sucralose breaks down into 1,6-dichlorofructose, which is toxic and can lead to shrunken thymus glands up to 40% shrinkage and enlarged liver and kidneys, Atrophy of lymph follicles in the spleen and thymus Increased cecal weight Reduced growth rate Decreased red blood cell count Hyperplasia of the pelvis Extension of the pregnancy period Aborted pregnancy Decreased fetal body weights and placental weights Diarrhoea.

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  • It is said that Sucralose breaks down into 1,6-dichlorofructose, which is toxic and can lead to shrunken thymus glands up to 40% shrinkage and enlarged liver and kidneys, Atrophy of lymph follicles in the spleen and thymus Increased cecal weight Reduced growth rate Decreased red blood cell count Hyperplasia of the pelvis Extension of the pregnancy period Aborted pregnancy Decreased fetal body weights and placental weights Diarrhoea.

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  • The largest of these is the omental bursa (already described), but several others, of smaller size, require mention, and may be divided into three groups, viz.: duodenal, cecal, and intersigmoid.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2e. The Abdomen

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