Translation of appendix in Spanish:

appendix

Pronunciation: /əˈpendɪks/

n (pl -dixes or , -dices)

  • 1.1 [Anat] apéndice (m) she had her appendix removed la operaron del apéndice or de apendicitis, le extirparon el apéndice
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    • The inside of the appendix forms a cul-de-sac that usually opens into the large intestine.
    • This is a rare tumour that usually affects the appendix or the small intestine.
    • The myenteric plexus of appendices in children older than 3 years had thinner nerve branches and smaller ganglia than the colon specimens of the same age.
    1.2 (in book) apéndice (m)
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    • His recipe for this amalgam is included as an appendix to the present book.
    • The book contains appropriate appendixes, which document the evolutionary improvement of tank formations, and excellent photographs, and maps that adequately depict the war.
    • In an appendix to Volume 2, the author addresses the question of how people were saved in Old Testament times before the coming of Christ.

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