The caecum is an organ belonging to the digestive system.
Function of the caecum
The caecum is a bag representing the first part of the colon, following the ileum and small intestine. The ileo-caecal valve regulates the entrance of the food bolus into the caecum, which then passes the foods being digested into the ascending colon.
Structure of the caecum
The caecum is a bag approximately 8 cm in size. The ileo-caecal appendix is attached to it.
The caecum is a bag into which the ileum opens and which is attached to the ileo-caecal appendix. DR credits