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盲腸
Readings
もうちょう
mouchou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
See also: 虫垂
See also: 虫垂炎
Colloquialism
appendixappendice (anatomie), cæcum

cecum, caecum, blind gut
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 虫垂炎, ちゅうすいえん
See also: 盲腸炎, もうちょうえん, 1
Colloquialism
appendicitisBlinddarm, Caecum, Zäkum, Zökum, Typhlon, Intestinum caecum

Kanji
ON: モウKUN: めくら
blind, blind man, ignoramus

ON: チョウKUN: はらわた, わた
intestines, guts, bowels, viscera

Example sentences
盲腸のようですね。Parts: 盲腸 (もうちょう), (よう)I believe you have appendicitis.
It appears that you have appendicitis.
У Вас, должно быть, аппендицит.

外科医は患者の盲腸を摘出した。Parts: 外科医 (げかい), 患者 (かんじゃ), 盲腸 (もうちょう), 摘出 (てきしゅつ)The surgeon took out his patient's appendix.

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