Definition of Accessory. Meaning of Accessory. Synonyms of Accessory

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Definition of Accessory

Accessory
Accessory Ac*ces"so*ry, n.; pl. Accessories. 1. That which belongs to something else deemed the principal; something additional and subordinate. ``The aspect and accessories of a den of banditti.' --Carlyle. 2. (Law) Same as Accessary, n. 3. (Fine Arts) Anything that enters into a work of art without being indispensably necessary, as mere ornamental parts. --Elmes. Syn: Abettor; accomplice; ally; coadjutor. See Abettor.
Accessory
Accessory Ac*ces"so*ry (#; 277), a. [L. accessorius. See Access, and cf. Accessary.] Accompanying as a subordinate; aiding in a secondary way; additional; connected as an incident or subordinate to a principal; contributing or contributory; said of persons and things, and, when of persons, usually in a bad sense; as, he was accessory to the riot; accessory sounds in music. Note: Ash accents the antepenult; and this is not only more regular, but preferable, on account of easiness of pronunciation. Most orho["e]pists place the accent on the first syllable. Syn: Accompanying; contributory; auxiliary; subsidiary; subservient; additional; acceding.

Meaning of Accessory from wikipedia

- Accessory may refer to: Accessory (legal term), a person who ****ists a criminal Accessory bone Accessory muscle Accessory nucleus, in anatomy, a cranial...
- The accessory nerve is a cranial nerve that supplies the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles. It is considered the eleventh of twelve pairs of cranial...
- An accessory is a person who ****ists in the commission of a crime, but who does not actually parti****te in the commission of the crime as a joint prin****l...
- human digestive system consists of the gastrointestinal tract plus the accessory organs of digestion (the tongue, salivary glands, pancreas, liver, and...
- An accessory spleen is a small nodule of splenic tissue found apart from the main body of the spleen. Accessory spleens are found in approximately 10 percent...
- An accessory fruit (sometimes called false fruit, spurious fruit, pseudofruit, or pseudocarp) is a fruit in which some of the flesh is derived not from...
- Accessory ****, also known as polymastia, supernumerary ****, or mammae erraticae, is the condition of having an additional breast. Extra ****...
- and plagioclase feldspar. The other minerals in the rock are termed accessory, and do not greatly affect the bulk composition of the rock. Rocks can...
- of Wirsung (also, the major pancreatic duct due to the existence of an accessory pancreatic duct), is a duct joining the pancreas to the common bile duct...
- intercostal muscles drive respiration during quiet breathing. Additional 'accessory muscles of respiration' are typically only used under conditions of high...
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