vermiform appendix


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Synonyms for vermiform appendix

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

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Amyand's hernia-a vermiform appendix presenting in an inguinal hernia: A case series.
Appendix anomalies may have grave consequences if overlooked during an operation, or have forensic implications where a second exploratory laparotomy reveals a 'previously removed' vermiform appendix.
Key Words: appendicitis, myonecrosis, obturator hernia, surgery, vermiform appendix
It explains the poor design of humans (such as 'muscles that can no longer move ears, useless body-hair, a vermiform appendix that serves no purpose, the remnants of a tail, and so on' (121) and other animals, as well as the presence of evil in the world, neither of which is easily compatible with a benevolent creator God.
Endometriosis of the vermiform appendix presenting as a tumor.
Mucinous cystadenoma and cystadenocarcinoma of the vermiform appendix with particular reference to mucocele and pseudomyxoma peritonei.