late 19th century: Latin, neuter plural of adnexus 'joined', from adnectere 'fasten to'.
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- Physical findings include a normal or slightly enlarged uterus, pelvic pain with movement of the cervix and a palpable adnexal mass.
- Ninety percent of adnexal masses involve the fallopian tube or ovary.
- Pelvic examination revealed a 6-to 8-week-sized uterus and a right adnexal mass.
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