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appendage

Saltos de línea: ap¦pend|age
Pronunciación: /əˈpɛndɪdʒ
 
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Definición de appendage en inglés:

sustantivo

1A thing that is added or attached to something larger or more important: they treat Scotland as a mere appendage of England
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They had begun to consider the Government of the United States as a mere appendage to their own affairs.
  • The claim of self-sufficiency cannot be contingent upon an appendage to another human being considered superior.
  • Instead, she presented herself as an appendage to her husband and talked about her role as consort.
Sinónimos
2 Biology A projecting part of an invertebrate or other living organism, with a distinct appearance or function: a pair of feathery appendages through which oxygen is absorbed
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These differences in number of segments and function of appendages are used to distinguish between crustacean groups.
  • The feather is a skin appendage, like hair, that grows as a unique hollow tube from a follicle by the controlled proliferation of cells in a ring.
  • The second pair of appendages, the pedipalps, resemble walking legs.
Sinónimos
protuberance, projection, extremity, limb, organ;
tail, tailpiece, arm, leg
technical process
archaic member

Words that rhyme with appendage

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