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appendicular

 [ap″en-dik´u-lar]
1. pertaining to an appendix or appendage.
2. pertaining to the limbs.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ap·pen·dic·u·lar

(ap'en-dik'yū-lăr),
1. Relating to an appendix or appendage.
2. Relating to the limbs, as opposed to axial, which refers to the trunk and head.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

appendicular

(ăp′ən-dĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
Of, relating to, or consisting of an appendage or appendages, especially the limbs: the appendicular skeleton.
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ap·pen·dic·u·lar

(ap'ĕn-dik'yŭ-lăr)
1. Relating to an appendix or appendage.
2. Relating to the limbs, as opposed to axial, which refers to the trunk and head.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Endoscopic appendectomy in a case of appendicular intussusception due to endometriosis, mimicking a cecal polyp.
Assessing appendicular skeletal muscle mass with bioelectrical impedance analysis in free-living Caucasian older adults.
Unlike axial bone hemangioma, imaging diagnosis of an appendicular bone hemangioma is challenging, due to its rarity and diverse imaging appearances.
During the procedure, he was noted to have an appendicular abscess with 150 cc of pus and small collections throughout the pelvis.
Banerjee, "Giant appendicular schwannoma in a child," Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology, vol.
Osteosarcoma is the most common primary malignant bone tumor and occurs with greatest frequency in the appendicular skeleton.[sup][5],[6] Preferred management involves limb-sparing surgery following neoadjuvant chemotherapy.[sup][7],[8],[9],[10],[11] Studies have demonstrated that the surgical margin is closely associated with local recurrence.[sup][12],[13],[14] Presurgical planning is very important to achieve adequate margins.
The vast majority of the studies on spinal arthropathy and disc degeneration suggest that increased mineral density of spinal and appendicular bones plays a role in etiopathogenesis (13-17).
And the appendicular root was laparoscopically double-ligated using an ENDOLOOP (Fig.3).
In particular age groups and depending on the anatomical position of appendix, it may present atypically, either in the form of abscesses in soft tissues, appendicular masses or lead to intestinal obstruction, which may result in high morbidity and prolonged hospital stay.2,3,6
It has been reported that it provides valid estimates of appendicular skeletal muscle mass, and skeletal muscle measures with DXA are associated with prevalent and incident physical disability.
All the cases were assessed for bone mineral density from appendicular as well as axial skeleton.