- of or relating to an appendage or limb.
- Anatomy. appendiceal.
Origin of appendicular
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Examples from the Web for appendicular
The appendicular mesentery terminates within the concavity of this hook and measures 1.5 cm.
Point of accession to appendix of proximal branch of appendicular artery derived from posterior ileo-ccal artery.
Dorsal vascular fold at the beginning of the distal free portion, forming the appendicular mesentery.
The appendicular skeleton of the Permian embolomerous amphibian Archeria.A New Order of Fishlike Amphibia From the Pennsylvanian of Kansas
Theodore H. Eaton
The most important evidence in favour of their appendicular nature is afforded by the phenomena of regeneration.
- relating to an appendage or appendicle
- anatomy of or relating to the vermiform appendix
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Word Origin and History for appendicular
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- Relating to an appendix.
- Relating to the limbs.
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