grumbling appendix Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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grumbling appendixnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   UK
a ​medicalcondition in which the appendix (= the tube-shaped ​part that is ​joined to the intestines)causes you ​slightpain over a ​period of ​time
(Definition of grumbling appendix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grumbling appendix”
in Chinese (Simplified) 阑尾阵痛(指阑尾持续轻微疼痛但未形成阑尾炎)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盲腸陣痛(指盲腸持續輕微疼痛但未形成盲腸炎)…
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