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cecal

 [se´k'l]
pertaining to the cecum.

ce·cal

(sē'kăl),
1. Relating to the cecum.
2. Ending blindly or in a cul-de-sac.

cecal

/ce·cal/ (se´k'l)
1. ending in a blind passage.
2. pertaining to the cecum.

cecal

[sē′kəl]
Etymology: L, caecus, blind, blind gut
1 pertaining to the cecum.
2 pertaining to the optic disc or the blind spot in the retina. Also spelled caecal.

caecal

Referring to the caecum.

ce·cal

(sē'kăl)
1. Relating to the cecum.
2. Ending blindly or in a cul-de-sac.
Synonym(s): caecal.

cecal

arising from or pertaining to the cecum.

cecal blackhead
see histomonasmeleagridis.
chicken cecal worms
Heterakis, Subulura spp., Strongyloides avium, Trichostrongylus tenuis, Aulonocephalus lindquisti.
cecal coccidiosis
cecal coliform granuloma
a nodular condition of the intestines, liver and cecum.
cecal dilatation
a disease of cows which occurs soon after calving characterized by moderate abdominal pain, reduction in fecal volume, and a distended viscus in the upper right flank detectable externally or by rectal examination. Called also cecal dilatation and torsion but the circulation of the organ is rarely compromised. In horses it is usually part of tympany of the large intestine. See flatulent colic.
cecal dilatation and torsion
see cecal dilatation (above).
cecal impaction
in the horse can prove to be a serious problem because of the difficulty of moving a large volume of dry ingesta from such a large atonic viscus. The clinical picture is one of continuous low-grade colic with scant feces. A feature of mucoid enteropathy in rabbits.
cecal inflammation
see cecitis.
cecal intussusception
see intestinal obstruction colic, intussusception.
cecal inversion
see cecocolic intussusception.
cecal rupture
is a specific entity in horses because it occurs during the act of foaling. Death occurs very quickly due to toxic shock.
cecal torsion
in cows is part of the syndrome of cecal dilatation. In horses constitutes a very serious threat to life. See also intestinal obstruction colic, red gut syndrome.
cecal tympany
see cecal dilatation (above), flatulent colic. Also occurs as an independent entity in young foals and causes acute colic with abdominal distention. The cause is unknown. It also occurs in newborn foals in conjunction with retained meconium.
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Cecal content HEV RNA was detected in nucleic acid extracts of 10% fecal suspensions by using the TaqMan assay and a modified forward primer (JHEVF2, 5'-RGTGGTTTCTGGRGTGAC-3'), which gave a limit of detection of 250 IU/ mL in cecal contents (25 IU/mL in 25% of replicates).
Fecal and cecal content samples (~ 50 mg) were subjected to three consecutive freeze--thaws and directly extracted by precooled phosphate buffer with homogenization using the Precellys Tissue Homogenizer.
In our case we performed an ileal reservoir ([OMEGA]) with Mitrofanoff continent diversion with cecal appendix; the procedures previously made have different details but all have two main goals: to preserve renal function and to improve the quality of life.
analyzed bacterial 16S rRNA gene sequences from the cecal microbiota and reported that ob/ob mice had 50% fewer Bacteroidetes and correspondingly more Firmicutes than their lean littermates and this difference was unrelated to differences in food consumption.
Before the section is complete, cecal digestion of cellulose in organisms such as rodents, cellulose digestion in termites, and the possible use of some cellulose-digesting microbes in the production of biofuels are also discussed.
The cellulose in forages comes in a number of different forms and the more complex and "matrixed" it becomes as a plant matures, the more difficult and time consuming the cecal fermentation process becomes.
In one recent rodent study, we identified postoperative tissue attachments as early as 2 hours after cecal abrasion.
Data were collected on cecal intubation, rectal retroversion, mean withdrawal time for the endoscopist, quality of bowel prep, use of the antispasmodic hyoscine butylbromide, start time of the procedure, and sedation use.
Effect of mannan oligosaccharide on different cecal parameters and on cecal concentration of enteric bacteria in challenged broiler chicks.