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ad·nex·a

 (ăd-nĕk′sə)
pl.n.
Accessory or adjoining anatomical parts, as ovaries and fallopian tubes in relation to the uterus.

[Latin, neuter pl. of adnexus, past participle of adnectere, to bind to; see annex.]

ad·nex′al adj.

adnexa

(ædˈnɛksə)
pl n
(Anatomy) anatomy adjoining organs, esp of the uterus
[C19: New Latin: appendages]
adˈnexal adj

ad•nex•a

(ædˈnɛk sə)

n.pl.
appended or accessory anatomical parts, as the eyelids in relation to the eyes.
[1895–1900; < Latin, neuter pl. of adnexus physically attached, joined, past participle of adnectere to attach; see ad-, nexus]
ad•nex′al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adnexa - accessory or adjoining anatomical parts or appendages to an organ (especially of the embryo)adnexa - accessory or adjoining anatomical parts or appendages to an organ (especially of the embryo); "Fallopian tubes and ovaries are adnexa of the uterus"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Translations

ad·nex·a

n., pl. anejos, anexos, apéndices tales como las trompas de Falopio.
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The intra-operative frozen section consultation of the left adnexa showed endometrial glands and stroma distributed within a vascular connective tissue, features highly suggestive of endometriosis.
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The eyeball and adnexa was then thoroughly washed and irrigated with 1% Povidone iodine solution.
On CT images of our patient, uterus was significantly enlarged and replaced by multiple contour deforming fibroids, which were involving the right adnexa, invading the right ovarian vessels, and extending into the right ovarian vein, inferior vena cava (IVC) and right atrium of heart.