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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.
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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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Such impaired loadbearing results in remodeling of the disc/vertebral interface manifesting as zygapophyseal osteoarthrosis and ligament hypertrophy such as is typical with osteoarthritic changes of appendicular joints. (2,7,41,42) Eventual fissuring and tears within the annulus may enable the ingrowth of nerves and blood vessels, both of which represent important biological occurrences since discs which may become pain generators must first exhibit structural disruption.
reported a new clinical entity in 10 patients (8 males & 2 females), who presented with acute onset symmetrical polysynovitis involving most of their appendicular joints and flexor digitorum tendons associated with pitting edema of the dorsum of both hands and both feet.
CPM machines are also available for most appendicular joints. The bulk of the early literature regarding CPM consisted of case studies describing CPM as a component of various rehabilitation techniques, but initially there was little research that isolated the contribution of CPM as compared to active physical therapy and other rehabilitation techniques.