noun, plural ap·pen·dix·es, ap·pen·di·ces [uh-pen-duh-seez] /əˈpɛn dəˌsiz/.
- a process or projection.
- vermiform appendix.
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Examples from the Web for appendices
Brewster includes two letters in the appendices that will bring a tear to your eyes.
He has not taught Bill Belichick there are other ways to laugh besides thinking you have burst your appendices.OK, OK, So Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks Is on Fire|Buzz Bissinger|February 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
From such trifles as uvulas and tonsils they went on to ovaries and appendices until at last no one's inside was safe.Heartbreak House|George Bernard Shaw
Its conclusions, with which the author is in substantial agreement, are therefore added in the form of notes and appendices.Glimpses into the Abyss|Mary Higgs
Some less offensive mode might have been adopted, by the employment of errata, or appendices, or addenda.Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)|A Sexton of the Old School
On the contrary, in this latest work, Vreede's "Catalogue," we find frequent quotations from Raffles' appendices.A Visit to Java|W. Basil Worsfold
The appendices present the methodology of the survey and the definitions employed.The Church on the Changing Frontier|Helen O. Belknap
British Dictionary definitions for appendices
noun plural -dices (-dɪˌsiːz) or -dixes
Word Origin for appendix
Medical definitions for appendices
n. pl. ap•pen•dix•es
Scientific definitions for appendices
Plural appendixes appendices (ə-pĕn′-dĭ-sēz′)
Cultural definitions for appendices
A small saclike organ located at the upper end of the large intestine. The appendix has no known function in present-day humans, but it may have played a role in the digestive system in humans of earlier times. The appendix is also called the vermiform appendix because of its wormlike (“vermiform”) shape.