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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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


  1. vermiform appendix(Noun)

    An organ consisting of a blind tube projecting from the caecum, without a known function.


  1. Vermiform appendix

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vermiform appendix in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vermiform appendix in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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