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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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