ver'miform appen'dix

Anat., Zool.
a narrow, blind tube protruding from the cecum, having no known useful function, in humans being 3 to 4 in. (8 to 10 cm) long and situated in the lower right-hand part of the abdomen. See diag. under intestine. Also called appendix.

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vermiformvermiform process
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