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human appendix
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ap·pen·dix

 (ə-pĕn′dĭks)
n. pl. ap·pen·di·ces (-dĭ-sēz′) or ap·pen·dix·es
1.
a. An appendage.
b. A collection of supplementary material, usually at the end of a book.
2. Anatomy Any of several supplementary or accessory parts of a bodily organ or structure, especially the vermiform appendix of the large intestine.

[Latin, from appendere, to hang upon; see append.]

appendix

(əˈpɛndɪks)
n, pl -dices (-dɪˌsiːz) or -dixes
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a body of separate additional material at the end of a book, magazine, etc, esp one that is documentary or explanatory
2. any part that is dependent or supplementary in nature or function; appendage
3. (Anatomy) anatomy See vermiform appendix
[C16: from Latin: an appendage, from appendere to append]

ap•pen•dix

(əˈpɛn dɪks)

n., pl. -dix•es, -di•ces (-dəˌsiz)
1. supplementary material at the end of a text.
2. any additional or supplemental part; appendage.
3. Also called vermiform appendix. a wormlike tube, closed at the end, extending from the cecum of the large intestine.
[1535–45; < Latin: appendage =append(ere) to append + -ix n. suffix]
usage: appendices, a plural borrowed directly from Latin, is sometimes used, esp. in scholarly writing, to refer to supplementary material at the end of a book.

ap·pen·dix

(ə-pĕn′dĭks)
Plural appendixes or appendices (ə-pĕn′-dĭ-sēz′)
A tubular projection attached to the cecum of the large intestine in humans and some other mammals. ♦ Inflammation of the appendix is called appendicitis (ə-pĕn′dĭ-sī′tĭs). ♦ Surgical removal of the appendix is called an appendectomy (ăp′ən-dĕk′tə-mē).

appendix

A document appended to an annex of an operation order, operation plan, or other document to clarify or to give further details.

Appendix, Appendices

 something attached as if by being hung on; appendage.
Example: the ark . . . the heavenly fire, and the rest were ceremonial appendices, 1665.

appendix

(or vermiform appendix) A short, slim, wormlike tube opening into the cecum but closed at the other end. It contains lymphoid tissue, which is involved in immunity.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appendix - supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book
addendum, supplement, postscript - textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
shirttail - a brief addendum at the end of a newspaper article
codicil - a supplement to a will; a testamentary instrument intended to alter an already executed will
2.appendix - a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouchappendix - a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
blind gut, caecum, cecum - the cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens; "the appendix is an offshoot of the cecum"

appendix

1
noun supplement, add-on, postscript, adjunct, appendage, addendum, addition, codicil Details of the investigation are set out in the appendix.

appendix

2 noun
Related words
adjective appendicular
Translations
الزَّائِدَة الدّودِيَّهمُلْحَق
dodatekpřílohaslepé střevo
appendiksblindtarmtillæg
liiteumpilisäke
függelékvakbélféregnyulványféregnyúlvány
botnlangatotabotnlangibókarauki
apendiksas
apendiksspielikums
adaos
slepé črevo
dodatekslepič

appendix

[əˈpendɪks] N (appendixes (appendices (pl))) [əˈpendɪsiːz]
1. (Anat) → apéndice m
to have one's appendix outhacerse extirpar el apéndice
2. [of book] → apéndice m

appendix

[əˈpɛndɪks] [appendices] (pl) nappendice m
to have one's appendix out → se faire opérer de l'appendicite

appendix

n pl <appendices or -es>
(Anat) → Blinddarm m, → Appendix m (spec); to have one’s appendix outsich (dat)den Blinddarm herausnehmen lassen
(to book etc) → Anhang m, → Appendix m

appendix

[əˈpɛndɪks] n (appendices (pl)) [əˈpɛndɪsiːz]
a. (Anat) → appendice f
to have one's appendix out → operarsi or farsi operare di appendicite
b. (to book) → appendice f

appendix

(əˈpendiks) noun
1. (plural sometimes apˈpendices (-siːz) ) a section, usually containing extra information, added at the end of a book, document etc.
2. a narrow tube leading from the large intestine. She's had her appendix removed.

ap·pen·dix

n. apéndice.

appendix

n (pl -dices o -dixes) apéndice m
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