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adnexa

[ad′neks·ə]
(biology)
Subordinate or accessory parts, such as eyelids, Fallopian tubes, and extraembryonic membranes.
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Kada solved these problems by skilful response to the context, allowing ancillary parts to break the symmetry and to mediate the scale between the vast and the intimate.
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Their dense, metallic opacity contrasts with the lightness and transparency of the rest of the building; moreover, they appear organically permanent and rooted (as though somehow they have always been there) and the ancillary parts of the building have simply been constructed around them, like a temporary structure expediently protecting some bizarre but precious archaeological relic.
The gear ratios are slightly different for this model, and Suzuki says that the slightly heavier transmission and ancillary parts have virtually no effect on economy over that of the manual ALLGRIP version.