Definitions for vermiform appendix
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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
An organ consisting of a blind tube projecting from the caecum, without a known function.
The appendix is a blind-ended tube connected to the cecum, from which it develops embryologically. The cecum is a pouchlike structure of the colon. The appendix is located near the junction of the small intestine and the large intestine. The term "vermiform" comes from Latin and means "worm-shaped". It is widely present in the Euarchontoglires and has also evolved independently in the diprotodont marsupials, monotremes, and is highly diverse in size and shape.
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- الزائدة الدودية, المصران الأعورArabic
- apèndix vermiformeCatalan, Valencian
- slepé střevoCzech
- σκωληκοειδής απόφυσηGreek
- apéndice vermiformeSpanish
- appendice iléo-cæcal, appendice vermiculaireFrench
- botnlangatota, botnlangiIcelandic
- 盲腸, 虫垂Japanese
- слепо цревоMacedonian
- червеобразный отростокRussian
- appendix, blindtarmSwedish
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