Definition of Adnexa

1. Noun. Accessory or adjoining anatomical parts or appendages to an organ (especially of the embryo). "Fallopian tubes and ovaries are adnexa of the uterus"

Exact synonyms: Annexa
Generic synonyms: Body Part
Derivative terms: Adnexal, Annexal



Definition of Adnexa

1. Noun. (anatomy) The appendages of an organ. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adnexa

1. conjoined anatomical parts [n] : ADNEXAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Adnexa

1. This Latin word (in the plural) is used in medicine in reference to appendages. For example, in gynecology the adnexa are the appendages of the uterus, namely the ovaries, Fallopian tubes and ligaments that hold the uterus in place. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adnexa

admonitorily
admonitors
admonitory
admonitrices
admonitrix
admontite
admontites
admortization
admynistre
adnascent
adnation
adnations
adnerval
adneural
adnexa (current term)
adnexa oculi
adnexa uteri
adnexal
adnexal adenoma
adnexal carcinoma
adnexal diseases
adnexectomies
adnexectomy
adnexed
adnexitides
adnexitis
adnexopexy
adnexum
adnominal

Literary usage of Adnexa

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"He removes the cancerous uterus by the abdominal route, but does not extirpate the lymph nodes. Changes in the adnexa after Extirpation of the Uterus. ..."

2. Gynecological Operations: Including Non-operative Treatment and Minor Gynecology by Henri Albert Charles Antoine Hartmann, tr Douglas William Sibbald (1913)
"I. Healthy adnexa. The removal of healthy adnexa is one of the simplest of ... The hand being introduced behind the broad ligament finds the adnexa with ..."

3. Vaginal Celiotomy by Samuel Wyllis Bandler (1911)
"DISEASE OF THE adnexa. In diseases and pathological conditions of the tubes and ovaries the choice between abdominal and vaginal routes, for conservative or ..."

4. The Treatment of pelvic inflammations through the vagina by William Rice Pryor (1899)
"Up to recent years two lines of procedure were open to us : either to let the case alone, or else to remove the diseased adnexa. Let us consider a case in ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"(i) Left adnexa ligated and severed. (2) Ligature thrown around the uterine artery, knotted, but not tied. then forced to take a position within the abdomen ..."

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