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Introduction: Appendix

Description of Appendix

Appendix: A small, fingerlike pouch that sticks out from the cecum (the first part of the large intestine near the end of the small intestine).
Source: National Institute of Health

Appendix: a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Appendix: A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Appendix as an Organ

Appendix (organ): The appendix is a hollow structure with a blind end that is...more »

Appendix (organ): The appendix is a small protrusion from the cecum at the start of the large intestine. It is mainly known due to its role in appendicitis.

Appendix (organ): See Appendix (organ information).

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Terms Similar to Appendix:

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • appendice

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Appendix

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

For a description of Appendix, see:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Appendix

The following list attempts to classify Appendix into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • appendage,outgrowth,process
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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