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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.
It might be safely viewed with all its appendages of prosperity and beauty, its rich pastures, spreading flocks, orchard in blossom, and light column of smoke ascending.She joined them at the wall, and found them more engaged in talking than in looking around.
They had never troubled me before, but they troubled me now, as vulgar appendages. I determined to ask Joe why he had ever taught me to call those picture-cards, Jacks, which ought to be called knaves.
US-based atrial fibrillation and left atrial appendage management treatments developer AtriCure, Inc.
A recent market study published by MRRSE -- "Appendage Management Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013--2017 & Opportunity Assessment 2018--2028" -- consists a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics.
Summary: A recent market study published by MRRSE -- "Appendage Management Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013--2017 & Opportunity Assessment 2018--2028" -- consists a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics.
Left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) with the Watchman device is noninferior to vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) and non-VKA oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for adults with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) and 1 additional stroke risk factor (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, multiple meta-analyses).
Thoracopods are known to beat sequentially backward in rowing-like metachronal power strokes, but the specific actions of each appendage during the stroke have not been described (Yule, 1982).
Torsion of epiploic appendage mimic acute appendicitis.
Low risk patients without a score doesn't need any prophylaxis.4 Even without an obvious contraindication to anticoagulation therapy(where surgical intervention is the only choice), the patient acceptance for anticoagulation owing to the concerns over frequent follow-ups, bleeding risk and dietary restrictions is quite low (Warfarin-45%, newer anticoagulants like Dabigatran, Rivaroxaban, Apixaban and Edoxaban -75%).1 Since more than 90% of atrial thrombi in non-rheumatic AF originates in the left atrial appendage (LAA),2,3 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved an alternate approach - the percutaneous trans-catheter occlusion of the left atrial appendage (PLAATO).5