appendicular

[ ap-uh n-dik-yuh-ler ]
/ ˌæp ənˈdɪk yə lər /

adjective

of or relating to an appendage or limb.
Anatomy. appendiceal.

Origin of appendicular

1645–55; < Latin appendicul(a) appendicle + -ar1

Related forms

non·ap·pen·dic·u·lar, adjectivepost·ap·pen·dic·u·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for appendicular

appendicular

/ (ˌæpənˈdɪkjʊlə) /

adjective

relating to an appendage or appendicle
anatomy of or relating to the vermiform appendix
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Medicine definitions for appendicular

appendicular

[ ăp′ən-dĭkyə-lər ]

adj.

Relating to an appendix.
Relating to the limbs.
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