Appendix

Appendix, from the Latin word of the same name, may refer to an Index / Bibliography.
* In "book design", an appendix is a reference section at the end of a book (see Addendum#Books)
* In anatomy, a section at the end of an organ; in particular the:
** Vermiform appendix (often referred to as simply the "appendix"), a part of the human digestive system.
** Right auricular appendix, a conical pouch on the right atrium of the heart.
** Left auricular appendix, a conical pouch on the left atrium of the heart.
** Appendix of the epididymis, a detached efferent duct of the epididymis.
** Appendix testis, a vestigial remnant of the Müllerian duct.
** Epiploic appendix, one of several small pouches of fat on the peritoneum along the colon and rectum.
** Fibrous appendix of the liver, a band on the left of the liver.
** Appendix of the laryngeal ventricle, a sac that extends from the laryngeal ventricle.
** Mesoappendix, the portion of the mesentery that connects the ileum to the vermiform appendix.
* In law, an appendix is an addition or addendum to a contract; see Addendum#Contracts

ee also

* irregular English plurals — the word "appendix" has irregular plural forms (appendixes vs. appendices)

References

* [http://www.richardbowen.com/appendix-plural-appendices-appendixes.html Richard sackin on the Plural of Appendix - Appendixes vs. Appendices]


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  • Appendix — Appendix, Plural: Appendizes, Appendices oder Appendixe ist das lateinische Wort für „Anhang“. Während es im lateinischen feminin ist (die Appendix), wird es im Deutschen oft als maskulin (der Appendix) angesehen. Verschiedene Wissenschaften… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • appendix — ap‧pen‧dix [əˈpendɪks] noun appendixes PLURALFORM or appendices PLURALFORM [ dɪsiːz] [countable] a part at the end of a book, document, or report, containing additional or useful information: • Further details of the 60 films used in this study… …   Financial and business terms

  • Appendix — Ap*pen dix, n.; pl. E. {Appendixes}, L. {Appendices}. [L. appendix, dicis, fr. appendere. See {Append}.] 1. Something appended or added; an appendage, adjunct, or concomitant. [1913 Webster] Normandy became an appendix to England. Sir M. Hale.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appendix — (n.) 1540s, subjoined addition to a document or book, from L. appendix an addition, continuation, something attached, from appendere (see APPEND (Cf. append)). Used for small outgrowth of an internal organ from 1610s, especially in reference to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • appendix — I (accession) noun accessory, additament, adiungere, annexation, appendage, attachment, complement, extension, inclusion, insertion, pendant II (supplement) noun accessio, addendum, addere …   Law dictionary

  • appendix — appendix, addendum, supplement designate additional matter subjoined to a book. Appendix is used of appended material which contributes (as by way of illustration, amplification, or citation of documents) to the effectiveness of a treatment that… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • appendix — [ə pen′diks] n. pl. appendixes or appendices [ə pen′də sēz΄] [L, appendage < appendere, APPEND] 1. additional or supplementary material at the end of a book or other writing 2. Anat. an outgrowth of an organ; esp., the VERMIFORM APPENDIX: see… …   English World dictionary

  • Appendix — (lat.), 1) Anhang, s.d. bes. 1) u. 2); 2) (Appendicula, Anat.), kleinere End od. Seitenstücke größerer Theile; 3) so v.w. Fortsatz; so A. vermicularis od. vermiformis intestīni coei, so v.w. Wurmfortsatz des Blinddarms, nur dem Menschen u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Appéndix — Appéndix, die (lat.), Anhang oder Zusatz zu einem Buch etc.; der Wurmfortsatz des Blinddarms; Appendicula, Anhängsel; appendizieren, als Anhang nachträglich beifügen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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