Complete Definition of "appendix"

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Pronunciation
audio|en-us-appendix.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From L. #Latin|appendix.

Noun
en-noun|pl=appendices or appendixes (considered incorrect by some)

  1. A text added to the end of a book or an article, containing information that is important to but is not the main idea of the main text
  2. anatomy The vermiform appendix, an inner organ without known use that can become inflamed.

Translations
trans-top|a text added to the end of a book or an article
Czech: pÅíloha f, dodatek m
Dutch: aanhangsel, appendix#Dutch|appendix
Finnish: liite
French: annexe f
German: Anhang m
Icelandic: bókarauki m
Italian: appendice f
Japanese: ä»é² (ãµãã, furoku)
Korean: ë¶ë¡(éé,burok)
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Malayalam: à´à´¨àµà´¬à´¨àµà´§à´ (anubandham)
Polish: zaÅÄcznik m, dodatek m
Portuguese: apêndice m
Romanian: adaos n
Russian: пÑиложение (priložénije) n, дополнение (dopoln'énije) n
Swedish: appendix#Swedish|appendix n, tillägg n, bilaga c
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trans-top|the vermiform appendix
Czech: slepé stÅevo n
Dutch: blinde darm
Finnish: umpilisäke
French: appendice m
German: Blinddarm m
Icelandic: botnlangi m, botnlangatota f
Italian: appendice f
Japanese: è«å (ã¡ãããã, chÅ«sui), ç²è¸ (ããã¡ãã, mÅcho) (colloquial)
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Korean: 충ì (è²å,chungsu)
Polish: wyrostek robaczkowy m
Russian: Ð°Ð¿Ð¿ÐµÐ½Ð´Ð¸ÐºÑ (app'éndiks) m
Romanian: apendice
Swedish: blindtarm n
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Derived terms
appendicitis

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals

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