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Appendix, from the Latin word of the same name, may refer to an Index / Bibliography. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... Look up Index in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For Works Cited lists, see Citation. ...

Look up addendum in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the biological unit. ... In human anatomy, the vermiform appendix (or appendix, pl. ... what was here was sick and improperly spelled. ... The right auricular appendix (right auricula, right auricle) is a small conical muscular pouch, the margins of which present a dentated edge. ... This page is about the muscular organ, the Heart. ... The left auricular appendix (left auricula, left auricle) is a conical muscular pouch connected to the left atrium of the heart. ... Anterior (frontal) view of the opened heart. ... On the head of the epididymis is a second small stalked appendage (sometimes duplicated); it is named the appendix of the epididymis (pedunculated hydatid), and is usually regarded as a detached efferent duct. ... The efferent ducts are part of the testes and connect the rete testis with the epididymis. ... Male Anatomy The epididymis is part of the human male reproductive system and is present in all male mammals. ... The Appendix testis is a vestigial remnant of the Müllerian duct present on on the upper testis attached to the tunica vaginalis about 90% of the time. ... The human vermiform appendix is a vestigial structure; it no longer retains its original function. ... The Müllerian ducts are paired ducts of the embryo which empty into the cloaca, and which in the female develop into the upper vagina, cervix, uterus and oviducts; in the male they disappear except for the vestigial vagina masculina and the appendix testis. ... The epiploic appendices (or epiploic appendages) are small pouches of the peritoneum filled with fat and situated along the colon and upper part of the rectum. ... In higher vertebrates, the peritoneum is the serous membrane that forms the lining of the abdominal cavity - it covers most of the intra-abdominal organs. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Large intestine. ... The rectum (from the Latin rectum intestinum, meaning straight intestine) is the final straight portion of the large intestine in some mammals, and the gut in others, terminating in the anus. ... For the bird, see Liver bird. ... The appendix of the laryngeal ventricle (also the laryngeal saccule, laryngeal pouch, or Hiltons pouch) is a diverticulum (membranous sac) which extends vertically from the ventricle of the larynx. ... The ventricle of the larynx (also the laryngeal sinus or laryngeal ventricle) is a fusiform fossa, situated between the ventricular and vocal folds on either side, and extending nearly their entire length. ... The mesoappendix is the portion of the mesentery connecting the mesentary proper to the appendix. ... In anatomy, a mesentery is a part of the peritoneum that connects an internal organ, such as the small intestine, to the abdominal wall. ... Grays Fig. ... Look up addendum in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A contract is a legally binding exchange of promises or agreement between parties that the law will enforce. ...

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  • irregular English plurals — the word "appendix" has irregular plural forms (appendixes vs. appendices)

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Vermiform appendix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (380 words)
In human anatomy, the vermiform appendix (or appendix) is a blind ended tube connected to the cecum.
While the base of the appendix is at a fairly constant location, the location of the tip of the appendix can vary from being retrocaecal to being in the pelvis to being extraperitoneal.
There have been cases of people who have been found, usually on laparoscopy or laparotomy, to have a congenital absence of their appendix but these cases are rare, with estimates of incidence at less than 1 in 100,000 people.
Appendix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (291 words)
In human anatomy, appendix is an abbreviation of vermiform appendix (q.v.).
The appendix is a tubular organ connected to the large intestine.
In man, the appendix is found at the bottom of the caecum, a pouchlike swelling of the large intestine where the small intestine empties into it.
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