He will have, perhaps, still more of interest for our time, because he was the first to describe the vermiform appendix.
Below his heart he has only a stomach and a vermiform appendix.
One might almost think that my depressor alæ nasi was a vermiform appendix.
Two anatomical factors deserve especial emphasis in explanation of the frequent origin of disease in the vermiform appendix.
The process whereby the human race has got rid of whiskers, the vermiform appendix and God.
In cases of more acute course the lesions are often found centred about the vermiform appendix.
Capitalism, Jonathan, is the vermiform appendix of the social organism.
It inhabits the lower end of the ileum, the ccum, and vermiform appendix, and feeds on the intestinal contents.
For it is the rule to discover in the vermiform appendix in these cases either fecal concretions or foreign bodies.
The initial lesion was "an ulcer the size of a split pea" situated near "the junction of the vermiform appendix and ccum."
vermiform appendix n.
A wormlike intestinal diverticulum starting from the blind end of the cecum in the lower right-hand part of the abdomen and ending in a blind extremity.
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