Definition of Appendicular

1. Adjective. Relating to or consisting of an appendage or appendages; especially the limbs. "The appendicular skeleton"

Partainyms: Appendage
Derivative terms: Appendicle

Definition of Appendicular

1. a. Relating to an appendicle; appendiculate.

Definition of Appendicular

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a limb or appendage ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the appendix ¹

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Definition of Appendicular

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Appendicular

1. 1. Relating to an appendix or appendage. 2. Relating to the limbs, as opposed to axial, which refers to the trunk and head. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appendicular

appendicular (current term)
appendicular artery
appendicular colic
appendicular lymph nodes
appendicular muscle
appendicular skeleton
appendicular vein
appendix ceci
appendix epididymidis
appendix epididymis

Literary usage of Appendicular

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1. On retro-peritoneal hernia. Being the 'Arris and Gale' lectures on 'The by Berkeley Moynihan Moynihan (1906)
"The first large branch of the appendicular artery is the recurrent or ileo-appendicular, which will be again referred to. Other branches are given off after ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"This is the ileo-appendicular artery, which lies in the free edge of the ... This theory, therefore, looks upon the ileo-appendicular fold as of a twin ..."

3. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1918)
"M. an enormous appendicular abscess was found, opened and thoroughly evacuated. ... We can frequently locate the position of the appendicular abscess by ..."

4. The Lancet-clinic by Mississippi Valley Medical Association, Ohio Valley Medical Association (1908)
"The importance of the ileo-colic circle is that it originates the appendicular artery, and that it is a constant structure with a constant location. ..."

5. The Lymphatics: General Anatomy of the Lymphatics by Gabriel Delamare, Bernard Cunéo, Cecil Huntington Leaf (1904)
"The ileo-appendicular group (appendicular, retro- ileal group) is the most ... The appendicular group (appendicular, sub-ileal group) was found in 12 out of ..."

6. A Treatise on appendicitis by George Ryerson Fowler (1900)
"appendicular Lesions from Foreign Bodies.—The earliest authentic record of an appendicular lesion produced by a foreign body is that reported by ..."

7. The Arteries of the gastro-intestinal tract with inosculation circle by Byron Robinson (1908)
"3, appendicular artery (tertiary vessel), a vessel of diminutive caliber, arises from the ileocolic arches (ie, the dorsal ileocecal artery). ..."

8. The Anatomy of the Domestic Fowl by Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp (1918)
"THE appendicular SKELETON The appendicular skeleton consists of the shoulder girdle, the fore limb, the pelvic girdle, or hip bone, and the hind limb. ..."

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