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ap·pen·dic·u·lar

 (ăp′ən-dĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
Of, relating to, or consisting of an appendage or appendages, especially the limbs: the appendicular skeleton.

[From Latin appendicula, diminutive of appendix, appendic-, appendix; see appendix.]

appendicular

(ˌæpənˈdɪkjʊlə)
adj
1. relating to an appendage or appendicle
2. (Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the vermiform appendix

ap•pen•dic•u•lar

(ˌæp ənˈdɪk yə lər)

adj.
of or pertaining to an appendage or limb.
[1645–55; < Latin appendicul(a) small appendage (appendic-, s. of appendix (see appendix) + -ula -ule) + -ar1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.appendicular - relating to or consisting of an appendage or appendagesappendicular - relating to or consisting of an appendage or appendages; especially the limbs; "the appendicular skeleton"
Translations

ap·pen·dic·u·lar

a. apendicular, rel. al apéndice.
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Much like hyaline cartilage found within appendicular joints, VEPs are typically without vasculature or neural elements and although a minute arrangement of vessels exists at early stages, these will fade as skeletal maturity is reached and undergo calcification and significant loss of function with degenerative disease.
In fact, the technique of arthrocentesis is simple to perform for most peripheral appendicular joints in small animals and is associated with minimal morbidity, but remains underused (BERG et al.
reported a new clinical entity in 10 patients (8 males & 2 females), who presented with acute onset symmetrical polysynovitis involving most of their appendicular joints and flexor digitorum tendons associated with pitting edema of the dorsum of both hands and both feet.