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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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Key words: Appendix Epiploica, Colon, Abdominal Pain
Epiploic appendagitis is a rare disease caused by the inflammation of the appendix epiploica, which are small outpouchings of adipose tissue covered by the serosa of the colon.