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adnexa

 [ad-nek´sah] (L.)
appendages; accessory organs, as of the eye (adnex´a oc´uli) or uterus (adnex´a u´teri). adj., adj adnex´al.

accessory structures

[TA]
parts accessory to the main organ or structure.
Synonym(s): accessory organs (1) , adnexa, annexa

adnexa

/ad·nexa/ (ad-nek´sah) [L., pl.] appendages or accessory structures of an organ, as the appendages of the eye (a. o´culi), including the eyelids and lacrimal apparatus, or of the uterus (a. u´teri), including the uterine tubes and ligaments and ovaries.

adnexa

(ăd-nĕk′sə)
pl.n.
Accessory or adjoining anatomical parts, as ovaries and fallopian tubes in relation to the uterus.

ad·nex′al adj.

adnexa

[adnek′sa] sing. adnexus
Etymology: L, adnectere, to tie together
tissue or structures in the body adjacent to or near another, related structure. The ovaries and the fallopian tubes are adnexa of the uterus. Also called annexa. adnexal, adj.

adnexa

Ancillary structures to main structure. Among health professionals, adnexa usually refers to the fallopian tubes, broad and round uterine ligaments and the ovaries, considered together. Other adnexae in the body include those of the skin (which are more commonly called skin adnexae and include the sweat and apocrine glands, hair and nails) and the eye (which include the eyelids, lacrimal apparatus and orbital tissue), for which the phrase accessory visual structures is more commonly used.

Adnexa

Appendage, ancillary part.
(1) Ovaries, fallopian tubes, associated uterine ligaments—broad, round.
(2) The ancillary glands and structures of the skin—e.g., hair follicles, sebaceous glands.

ad·nex·a

(ad-nek'să)
Parts accessory to an organ or structure, especially the uterus.
See also: appendage
Synonym(s): annexa.
[L. connected parts]

adnexa

Adjoining parts of the body. The adnexa of the eyes are the lacrimal glands, the eyelids, and the lacrimal drainage system. The uterine adnexa are the FALLOPIAN TUBES and the OVARIES. The term is derived from the Latin annexere , to tie on.

adnexa

skin appendages, e.g. hair, sweat glands, hair follicles

adnexa (adnek´sə),

n the conjoined anatomic parts, or tissues adjacent to or contained within a nearby space.

adnexa

[L.] appendages; accessory organs, as of the eye (adnexa oculi), uterus (adnexa uteri) or epidermal appendages, e.g. hair, sweat glands, sebaceous glands and claws or nails.
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The 116 contributions to the first volume are organized into sections on basic science and pathophysiologic responses, examining and imaging the cornea and external eye, differential diagnosis of selected problems in corneal and external eye disease, the ocular adnexa, the conjunctiva, diseases of the cornea, and the sclera and anterior uvea.
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2] IPEH of the maxillary sinus, [13] mandible, [14] orbit, [15] and ocular adnexa [16] has also been observed.
surgical care (54) 14 Partial impairment sensation (57) 1 Unknown and missing conditions 353 Moderate risk 829 Tuberculosis (2) 3 Malignancy of bone, skin, and breast (11) 10 Endocrine and immune disorders (18) 56 Nutritional deficiencies (19) 1 Mental disorders (21) 39 Neurologic diseases (not cerebrovascular) (22) 37 Diseases of eye and adnexa (23) 46 Other diseases of circulatory system (30) 51 Other diseases of respiratory system (32) 125 Diseases of urinary system (35) 84 Abortion (38) 22 Normal pregnancy and delivery (41) 76
Ciprofloxacin indications: Urinary tract infections, bronchitis, sinusitis, cystitis, prostatitis, diarrhoea, typhoid, gonorrhoea corneal ulcers, superficial bacterial infections of the eye and adnexa.
Wraparound, impact resistant frames are most popular amongst cricketers as they give full protection of the orbit and ocular adnexa while also giving comfort and a head-strap for added security.
I prefer to amputate the cervix and adnexa separately and en bloc to preserve as much original architecture as possible so the pathologists can properly orient and examine the tissue.
The types of medical examinations and tests that candidates for participation should offer and be able to perform the following: a review of therapist / cardiologist (history taking and preparation of general health status, blood pressure and pulse, and performing an ECG ) ophthalmologist (determination of visual acuity and refraction for registration of diseases of the eye and adnexa, prescriptions for glasses if necessary); ultrasonography (ultrasound) of abdominal organs, ultrasound, breast cancer in women, clinical laboratory tests (blood - complete blood count, blood sugar, cholesterol, Urine - pH, specific gravity, albumin (protein), sugar, ketones, bilirubin, urobilinogen).
1-3) Currently, reported sites of involvement and disease associations are diverse and include central nervous system (pituitary gland, pachymeningitis), lacrimal gland (Mikulicz disease), ocular adnexa, sclerosing sialadenitis (Kuttner tumor), thyroid gland, pulmonary lesions, breast tissue, liver, idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis, type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis, inflammatory aortic aneurysm, kidney, skin, and lymph node.
Normal adnexa uteri specimens: Anatomic basis of MR imaging features.