Definition of vermiform appendix in English:

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vermiform appendix


Technical term for appendix (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • Note the vermiform appendix and its ‘mesentery.’
  • The vermiform appendix measured 7 cm in length and 0.5 cm on average diameter and was grossly unremarkable with a lumen patent up to the tip.
  • The vermiform appendix makes its last appearance in this section.

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Syllabification: ver·mi·form ap·pen·dix

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