appendicle

[uh-pen-di-kuh l]
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noun

a small appendage.

Nearby words

  1. appendiceal,
  2. appendiceal abscess,
  3. appendicectomy,
  4. appendices,
  5. appendicitis,
  6. appendico-,
  7. appendicolithiasis,
  8. appendicolysis,
  9. appendicostomy,
  10. appendicular

Origin of appendicle

1605–15; < Latin appendicula small appendage, equivalent to appendic- (see appendix) + -ula -ule

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British Dictionary definitions for appendicle

appendicle

noun

a small appendage

Word Origin for appendicle

C17: from Latin appendicula; see appendix

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