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
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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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