Definition of Vermiform appendix

1. Noun. A vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch.

Exact synonyms: Appendix, Cecal Appendage, Vermiform Process
Generic synonyms: Appendage, Outgrowth, Process
Group relationships: Blind Gut, Caecum, Cecum



Definition of Vermiform appendix

1. Noun. (anatomy) An organ consisting of a blind tube projecting from the caecum, without a known function. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Vermiform appendix

1. A wormlike intestinal diverticulum extending from the blind end of the caecum; it varies in length and ends in a blind extremity. Synonym: appendix vermiformis, appendix ceci, processus vermiformis, vermiform appendage, vermiform process, vermix. (05 Mar 2000)

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