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Details for anatomical structure: caecum

EndoNet ID: ENC00416

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caecum, cecum, Caecum

General information

A blind pouch-like commencement of the colon in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen at the end of the small intestine, forming the first part of the large intestine; the appendix is a diverticulum that extends of the caecum

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0017212

Larger structures

  • skeleton_muscle
  • muscle
  • parts_of_human_body
  • digestive_system
  • large_intestine


  • alveolar_macrophage
  • macrophage
  • appendix
  • fibroblast

Secreted hormones

  • Hormone: GRP


  • Receptor: GRP-R