ap·pen·dix /əˈpɛndɪks/ 名詞
Ap·pen·dix n.; pl. E. Appendixes L. Appendices
1. Something appended or added; an appendage, adjunct, or concomitant.
Normandy became an appendix to England. --Sir M. Hale.
2. Any literary matter added to a book, but not necessarily essential to its completeness, and thus distinguished from supplement, which is intended to supply deficiencies and correct inaccuracies.
3. Anatomy The vermiform appendix.
Syn: -- See Supplement.
n 1: supplementary material that is collected and appended at the
back of a book
2: a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the
cecum and that resembles a small pouch [syn: vermiform
appendix, vermiform process, cecal appendage]
[also: appendices (pl)]