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appendix

noun [C] uk   /əˈpen.dɪks/ us  

appendix noun [C] (BODY PART)

( plural appendixes) a small tube-shaped part that is joined to the intestines on the right side of the body and has no use in humans: She had her appendix out (= medically removed) last summer.

appendix noun [C] (BOOK PART)

( plural appendixes or appendices   /-dɪ.siːz/   ) a separate part at the end of a book or magazine that gives extra information: There's an appendix at the end of the book with a list of dates.
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