ileocaecal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or pertaining to the bond involving the last part for the little intestine (ileum) and enormous intestine (colon).
    • Related To the ileum and cæcum.
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to both the ileum and the cæcum.
    • The opening of the small intestine into the large is provided with prominent lips, which project into the cavity of the latter, and oppose the passage of matters from it into the small intestine, while they readily allow of a passage the other way. This is the ileocæcal valve.

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