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Definition of appendix noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    appendix

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//əˈpɛndɪks//
     
    (pl. appendices
    NAmE//‑dəsiz//
     
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  1. 1a small bag of tissue that is attached to the large intestine. In humans, the appendix has no clear function He had to have his appendix out (= removed).
  2. 2a section giving extra information at the end of a book or document Full details are given in Appendix 3.
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