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appendage

1. Zoology any organ that projects from the trunk of animals such as arthropods
2. Botany any subsidiary part of a plant, such as a branch or leaf

appendage

[ə′pen·dij]
(biology)
Any subordinate or nonessential structure associated with a major body part.
(naval architecture)
Any fitting installed outside the underwater hull proper, such as a rudder, shaft, shaft strut, and bilge keel.
(zoology)
Any jointed, peripheral extension, especially limbs, of arthropod and vertebrate bodies.
References in classic literature ?
A second group of artists disposed themselves on these long appendages, then a third above these, then a fourth, until a human monument reaching to the very cornices of the theatre soon arose on top of the noses.
As the beauties of our own land delight in bedecking themselves with fanciful articles of jewellery, suspending them from their ears, hanging them about their necks, and clasping them around their wrists; so Fayaway and her companions were in the habit of ornamenting themselves with similar appendages.
They had never troubled me before, but they troubled me now, as vulgar appendages.
Left atrial appendage aneurysm (LAAA) is an extremely rare cardiac anomaly which is mainly characterized by localized or diffuse dilatation of left atrial appendage.
Dr Baslaib explained that most clots originate in a section in the left atrium of the heart called left atrial appendage (LAA).
Summary: The technology uses an expandable implant that blocks off the left atrial appendage (LAA) by angiography - a minimally-invasive treatment to prevent strokes caused by blood clots.
Closure of the left atrial appendage during heart surgery protects the brain, according to late-breaking research presented today in a Hot Line LBCT Session at ESC Congress.
They described neutrophilic nuclear appendage that becomes separated from the main nuclear lobe in females, a drumstick which has a solid round head attached to one lobe of the nucleus by a single, chromatin strand.
In the first phase of a much larger project to show the vital relationship between upright posture and the origins of creative analogy, Pelkey focuses on arms and legs, the human appendage set and the relationships that hold between then in movement and memory across the body's horizontal and vertical midlines.
Ramirez (1978; 1991) considered that Tetrapus seemed to be composed of two well defined groups: in one group (Tetrapus), the females have one mandibular appendage and the males are tetrapodous; in the other, the females have two mandibular appendages and the males are hexapodous.
M2 PHARMA-November 3, 2016-Boston Scientific Shows Initial US Commercial Performance Data on Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device
Pygofer dorsal appendage movably articulated, bifurcate near base, extended beyond pygofer apex, slightly curved downward in lateral view.