Caecum of the Large Intestine
Caecum, showing its appendix, entrance of ileum, and ileo-caecal valve. The caecum is a large blind pouch at the beginning of the large intestine. Labels: 1, caecum; 2, commencement of colon; 3, entrance of ileum into the large intestine; 4, ileo-caecal valve; 6, aperture of vermiform appendix; 7, vermiform appendix.
GalleriesHuman Digestive System
Kimber, Diana C. Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1907)