Why is caecum called blind sac? i know that "caecus" means blind but why is it named so?

Dear student,
Caecum is a pouch at the junction of small and large intestine where one opening leads to small intestine while the end is closed therefore it is called blind sac.


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It is because the caecum continues upwards as the ascending colon but the ileum opens on it's side wall; so the lower end is technically closed
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