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Definition of Vermiform appendix

Vermiform appendix
Vermiform Ver"mi*form, a. [L. vermis a worm + -form.] Resembling a worm in form or motions; vermicular; as, the vermiform process of the cerebellum. Vermiform appendix (Anat.), a slender blind process of the c[ae]cum in man and some other animals; -- called also vermiform appendage, and vermiform process. Small solid bodies, such as grape seeds or cherry stones, sometimes lodge in it, causing serious, or even fatal, inflammation. See Illust. under Digestion.

Meaning of Vermiform appendix from wikipedia

- The appendix (or vermiform appendix; also cecal [or caecal] appendix; vermix; or vermiform process) is a blind-ended tube connected to the ce****, from...
- Appendix cancer or appendiceal cancers are rare malignancies of the vermiform appendix. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are rare tumors with malignant potential...
- Mesoappendix, the portion of the mesentery that connects the ileum to the vermiform appendix Appendix (band), a Finnish punk rock group The Appendix, a quarterly...
- Latin, vermes-worms and formes-shaped. A well known example is the vermiform appendix, a small, blind section of the gut in humans and a number of other...
- "Experience with Early Operative Interference in Cases of Disease of the Vermiform Appendix"; New York Medical Journal, 1889, 50: 676–684 [pg 678]. The 2014...
- behind the termination of the ileum and enters the mesoappendix of the vermiform appendix. It runs near the free margin of the mesoappendix and ends in branches...
- interrelationships. Historically, there was a trend not only to dismiss the vermiform appendix as being uselessly vestigial, but an anatomical hazard, a liability...
- The appendicular vein is the vein which drains blood from the vermiform appendix. It is located in the mesoappendix and accompanies the appendicular artery...
- haustra, the bulges in the colon. The bands converge at the root of the vermiform appendix. At the rectosigmoid junction, the taeniae spread out and unite to...
- The ileocolic lymph nodes, from ten to twenty in number, form a chain around the ileocolic artery, but tend to subdivide into two groups, one near the...