n. pl. ap·pen·di·ces (-dĭ-sēz′) or ap·pen·dix·es
a. An appendage.
b. A collection of supplementary material, usually at the end of a book.
2. Anatomy Any of several supplementary or accessory parts of a bodily organ or structure, especially the vermiform appendix of the large intestine.
[Latin, from appendere, to hang upon; see APPEND.]
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