Definitions for Appendixəˈpɛn dɪks; -dəˌsiz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ap•pen•dix*əˈpɛn dɪks; -dəˌsiz(n.)(pl.)-dix•es, -di•ces
supplementary material at the end of a text.
any additional or supplemental part; appendage.
a wormlike tube, closed at the end, extending from the cecum of the large intestine.
Ref: Also called vermiform appendix.
* Usage: appendices , a plural borrowed directly from Latin, is sometimes used, esp. in scholarly writing, to refer to supplementary material at the end of a book.
Origin of appendix:
1535–45; < L: appendage =append(ere) to append+-ix n. suffix
supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book
appendix, vermiform appendix, vermiform process, cecal appendage(noun)
a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a small tube near the stomach
They removed his appendix.
a section with extra information at the end of a book
See Appendix A for charts.
Something attached to something else; an attachment or accompaniment.
Specifically, a text added to the end of a book or an article, containing information that is important to but is not the main idea of the main text
The vermiform appendix, an inner organ without known use that can become inflamed.
Origin: From appendix.
something appended or added; an appendage, adjunct, or concomitant
any literary matter added to a book, but not necessarily essential to its completeness, and thus distinguished from supplement, which is intended to supply deficiencies and correct inaccuracies
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A document appended to an annex of an operation order, operation plan, or other document to clarify or to give further details.
Translations for Appendix
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(plural sometimes apˈpendices
- apêndicePortuguese (BR)
- dodatek, přílohaCzech
- der AnhangGerman
- appendiks; tillægDanish
- slijepo crijevoCroatian
- tillegg, tilføyelseNorwegian
- appendix, tillägg, bilagaSwedish
- 附錄Chinese (Trad.)
- phụ lụcVietnamese
- 附录Chinese (Simp.)
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