appendix
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) enPR: ə-pĕn'dĭks, IPA: /əˈpɛn.dɪks/
    • (pin-pen) IPA: /əˈpɪn.dɪks/
Noun

appendix (plural appendices)

  1. (obsolete in general sense) Something attached to something else; an attachment or accompaniment.
    • 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 54573970 ↗:
      , vol.I, New York 2001, p.244:
      idleness is an appendix to nobility; they count it a disgrace to work, and spend all their days in sports, recreations, and pastimes […]
  2. A text added to the end of a book or an article, containing additional information.
  3. (anatomy) The vermiform appendix, an inner organ that can become inflamed.
  4. (anatomy) Any process, prolongation or projection.
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