adnexa

[ad-nek-suh]
plural noun Anatomy.
parts added, attached, or adjunct to another or others, as the eyelids and tear glands in relation to the eyeball.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Latin, neuter plural of adnexus physically attached, joined, past participle of adnectere to attach; see ad-, nexus

adnexal, adjective
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adnexa (ædˈnɛksə)
 
pl n
anatomy adjoining organs, esp of the uterus
 
[C19: New Latin: appendages]
 
ad'nexal
 
adj

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adnexa ad·nex·a (ād-něk'sə) or an·nex·a (ā-něk'sə)
pl.n.
Accessory or adjoining anatomical parts, such as ovaries and oviducts in relation to the uterus.


ad·nex'al or an·nex'al adj.
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Characteristic large pale cells in epithelium and skin adnexa.
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