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Search Results for: appendix

Appendix

Definition noun, plural: appendixes (1) (anatomy) A worm-shaped, vestigial process extending from the lower blind end of... Read More

Vermiform appendix

Definition noun, plural: vermiform appendixes (anatomy) A worm-shaped, vestigial process extending from the lower blind end... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Rovsings sign

Definition noun An indication of appendicitis when a palpation on the left lower quadrant of the abdomen results in pain at... Read More

Lymphoid organ

Definition noun, plural: lymphoid organs The organ of the lymphatic system, and carries out various immune... Read More

Peritonitis

Definition noun, plural: peritonites (pathology) The inflammation of the peritoneum Supplement Peritonitis pertains to the... Read More

Vestige

A vestige, in biology, refers to the vestigial structures. Etymologically, the term came from the Latin vestīgium, meaning... Read More

Sessile hydatid

sessile hydatid --> testicular appendage A vesicular nonpedunculated structure attached to the cephalic pole of the testis;... Read More

Caecum

Definition noun, plural: caeca (anatomy) A blind pouch-like commencement of the colon in the right lower quadrant of the... Read More

Midgut

Definition noun (1) The middle portion of the alimentary canal of certain vertebrate animals in which it is continuous with... Read More

Nervous

nervous 1. Possessing nerve; sinewy; strong; vigorous. Nervous arms. 2. Possessing or manifesting vigor of mind;... Read More

Pendant

pendant 1. Something which hangs or depends; something suspended; a hanging appendage, especially one of an ornamental... Read More

Focus

Definition noun, plural: foci (general) A central point (pathology) The central site in which a disease localizes or... Read More

Vestigial

vestigial refers to an organ or part (for example, the human appendix) which is greatly reduced from the original ancestral... Read More

Appendage

Definition noun, plural: appendages (general) Things or parts added or attached to another entity. (biology) Parts or organs... Read More

Liver

Definition noun The glandular organ that stores and metabolizes nutrients, detoxifies, and produces bile Supplement In human... Read More

Appendicular

Appendicular 1. Relating to an appendix or appendage. 2. Relating to the limbs, as opposed to axial, which refers to the... Read More