vermiform appendix

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vermiform appendix

, process
a wormlike pouch extending from the lower end of the caecum in some mammals. In man it is vestigial

vermiform appendix

[′vər·mə‚fȯrm ə′pen‚diks]
(anatomy)
A small, blind sac projecting from the cecum. Also known as appendix.
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Like the human appendix, the Bidder's organ normally has no function.
Extraepithelial enterochromaffin cell-nerve fibre complexes in the normal human appendix and in neurogenic appendicopathy.
Human appendix B cells naturally express receptors for and respond to interleukin 6 with selective IgA1 and IgA2 synthesis.

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