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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Origin of appendix
synonym study for appendix
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Example sentences from the Web for appendixes
Appendixes, when separately paged, should be specially noticed in the title, though not reckoned as separate volumes.
Headnotes were omitted from the two Appendixes, as sidenotes give the same information.The Earliest Arithmetics in English|Anonymous
Two Appendixes were published in 1798, which are said to have been written by Mr. U. Price.On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening,|Samuel Felton
The question of cost involved in printing the text of bills as appendixes to the committee reports upon them is not serious.
The musical Appendixes have all been omitted as bulky and unnecessary.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
British Dictionary definitions for appendixes
noun plural -dices (-dɪˌsiːz) or -dixes
Word Origin for appendix
Medical definitions for appendixes
n. pl. ap•pen•dix•es
Scientific definitions for appendixes
Plural appendixes appendices (ə-pĕn′-dĭ-sēz′)
Cultural definitions for appendixes
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.