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appendix

Noun

1 supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book
2 a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch [syn: vermiform appendix, vermiform process, cecal appendage] [also: appendices (pl)]

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English

Etymology

From appendix.

Pronunciation

  • a UK /əˈpɛndɪks/|/ˈæpɛndɪks/; /@"pEndIks/|/"

Extensive Definition

Appendix, from the Latin word of the same name, may refer to an Index / Bibliography.

See also

appendix in German: Appendix
appendix in Spanish: Apéndice
appendix in French: Appendice
appendix in Indonesian: Appendiks
appendix in Italian: Appendice
appendix in Dutch: Appendix
appendix in Russian: Аппендикс (значения)

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