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  • noun

Synonyms for appendix

Synonyms for appendix

supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book

a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch

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The appendix testis is attached to the upper pole of the testis in the groove between the testis and the epididymis, while the appendix epididymis is attached to the head of the epididymis.
Approximately 91% to 95% of cases involve the appendix testis in boys 7 to 14 years of age.
Scrotoliths (scrotal pearls)--calcified bodies within the scrotum with no clinical importance--may represent loose bodies caused by torsion of the appendix testis or epididymis (4) (Figure 15).
The most common causes of acute scrotum are appendix testis torsion, epididymitis, orchitis and testicular torsion.