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appendage

 [ah-pen´dij]
a less important portion of an organ, or an outgrowth, such as a tail. Also, a limb or limblike structure.

ap·pend·age

(ă-pen'dij),
Any part, subordinate in function or size, attached to a main structure.
See also: accessory structures.
[L. appendix]

appendage

/ap·pen·dage/ (ah-pen´dij) a subordinate portion of a structure, or an outgrowth, such as a tail.
epiploic appendages  see under appendix .

appendage

(ə-pĕn′dĭj)
n.
Biology A part or organ, such as an arm, leg, tail, or fin, that is joined to the axis or trunk of a body.

appendage

See appendix.

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.

ap·pend·age

(ă-pen'dăj)
Any part, subordinate in function or size, attached to a main structure.
See also: adnexa
Synonym(s): appendix (1) .
[L. appendix]

appendage

A part or organ of the body joined to another part. A protruding part of the body.

appendage

any projection from the body of an animal, e.g. legs, mouthparts, antennae.

ap·pend·age

(ă-pen'dăj)
Any part, subordinate in function or size, attached to a main structure.
[L. appendix]

appendage

1. a protuberant outgrowth, such as a tail, a limb or limblike structure.
2. a thing or part appended.
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