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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Denjalic A, Delic J, Delic-Custendil S, Muminagic, Variations in position and place of formation of appendix vermiformis found in the course of open appendectomy.
Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies of twelve argentaffin and six argyrophil carcinoids of the appendix vermiformis.
On exploration the sac had the Appendix Vermiformis as its content.
Contents of a hernial sac like Meckel's diverticulum (Littre's hernia), Appendix Vermiformis (Amayand's hernia), partial lumen of intestine (Ritcher's hernia), ovary or a fallopian tube can not be diagnosed by clinical examination.