appendicular

appendicular
adj.
1) relating to or affecting the vermiform appendix.
2) relating to the limbs: the appendicular skeleton comprises the bones of the limbs.

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  • Appendicular — can refer to: * The vermiform appendix * The appendicular artery, a branch of the ileocolic artery. * The appendicular skeleton …   Wikipedia

  • Appendicular — Ap pen*dic u*lar, a. Relating to an appendicle; appendiculate. [R.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appendicular — (adj.) 1650s, from L. appendicula, dim. of APPENDIX (Cf. appendix) + AR (Cf. ar) …   Etymology dictionary

  • appendicular — [ap΄ən dik′yo͞o lər, ap΄ən dik′yələr] adj. of an appendix or appendage; specif., of a limb or the limbs of a vertebrate …   English World dictionary

  • appendicular — 1. Relating to an appendix or appendage. 2. Relating to the limbs, as opposed to axial, which refers to the trunk and head. * * * ap·pen·dic·u·lar .ap ən dik yə lər adj of or relating to an appendage: a) of or relating to a limb or limbs <the… …   Medical dictionary

  • appendicular — adjective Date: 1651 of or relating to an appendage and especially a limb < the appendicular skeleton > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • appendicular — adjective relating to or consisting of an appendage or appendages; especially the limbs the appendicular skeleton • Pertains to noun: ↑appendage • Derivationally related forms: ↑appendicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Appendicular skeleton — The appendicular skeleton consists of 126 bones in the human body which make motion possible and protects the organs of digestion, excretion, and reproduction. The word appendicular refers to an appendage or anything attached to a major part of… …   Wikipedia

  • Appendicular artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria appendicularis GraySubject = 154 GrayPage = 607 Caption = Arteries of cecum and vermiform process. (Appendicular artery labeled at bottom center right.) Caption2 = BranchFrom = Ileocolic artery… …   Wikipedia

  • Appendicular vein — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = vena appendicularis GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Caption2 = DrainsFrom = vermiform appendix Source = DrainsTo = ileocolic vein Artery = appendicular artery MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = v 05… …   Wikipedia

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