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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Therefore, there is a need to include a new term in anatomical terminology, "umbilical spinous line", which would serve as a morphological referent for location on the given line, a specific point of auscultation of the vermiform appendix known from years ago by the eponym of McBurney's point.
Regional and Systemic Cytokine responses to acute inflammation of the vermiform appendix.
In their classic work The Vermiform Appendix and its Diseases (2) Kelly and Hurdon examined 54 human embryos to explain the origin and development of the appendix.
Experiences with early operative interference in cases of disease of the vermiform appendix.
A case report of torsion of an unusually large vermiform appendix.
KEY WORDS: Vermiform appendix, Position, Retrocaecal appendix.
Endometriosis of the vermiform appendix presenting as a tumor.
Histopathology of the Vermiform appendix confrimed it was a goblet cell carcinoid.
Introduction: An anomalous origin of the vermiform appendix is an extremely rare anatomical condition.
16,20,25 The vermiform appendix of the elderly patient develops vascular sclerosis, narrowing of the lumen by fibrosis, the muscular layer is infiltrated with fat and there is a structural weakness with tendency towards early perforation.
Appendicular mucocele is a cystic dilatation of the lumen of the vermiform appendix.