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Definition of the noun adnexa

What does adnexa mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. accessory or adjoining anatomical parts or appendages to an organ (especially of the embryo)
    • example: Fallopian tubes and ovaries are adnexa of the uterus
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonym of adnexa: annexa
    • more generic term: body part = any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

Alternative definition of the noun adnexa


  1. [anatomy] The appendages of an organ.

Phrases with Adnexa

Phrases ending with the word Adnexa:

  1. Delias Adnexa
  2. Lobelia Adnexa
  3. Chrysopa Adnexa
  4. Hololena adnexa
  5. Mordella Adnexa
  6. Caloplaca adnexa
  7. Leiophloea Adnexa
  8. Arthopyrenia Adnexa
  9. Coryphaeschna adnexa
  10. Species Lobelia Adnexa
  11. species Hololena adnexa
  12. species Caloplaca adnexa
  13. Arthopyrenia Adnexa Adnexa
  14. Species Arthopyrenia Adnexa
  15. Species Coryphaeschna Adnexa

Other phrases containing the word Adnexa:

  1. Arthopyrenia Adnexa Furcata
  2. Arthopyrenia Adnexa Leptosperma

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adnexa

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Google previewDiagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Horse (2002)

by Rick L. Cowell, Ronald D. Tyler

Cytologic evaluation of cellular material collected from the equine eye and ocular adnexa is a valuable tool in the diagnosis and treatment of many ophthalmic diseases affecting the horse. Cytologic collection and examination are simple to ...

Google previewModern Surgical Pathology (2009)

by Noel Weidner, Richard J. Cote, Saul Suster, Lawrence M. Weiss

involved adnexa is the probable origin of the invasive focus.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

adnexa oculi adrenal crisis adnexa oculi. See accessory organs of the eye. Superior rectus muscle Levator palpebrae superioris muscle Smooth muscle to tarsal plate Eyebrow Orbicularisoculimuscle Superior conjunctival fornix Palpebral ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

The pathogenesis reflects increased demand for nutrients by the fetus and adnexa, including placenta and uterus, during late gestation. The fetus requires glucose and amino acids, in particular, for energy and protein deposition.

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

adnexa. pl. n. adjoining parts. For example, the uterine adnexa are the Fallopian tubes and ovaries (which adjoin the uterus). adolescence. n. the stage of development between childhood and adulthood. It begins with the start of * puberty, ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Pocket Radiography and Medical Imaging Dictionary (2007)

by Chris Gunn

adnexa structures thatare in close proximity toa part. adnexa oculi the lacrimal apparatus. adnexa uterithe ovaries anduterine ( fallopian) tubes. adrenal nearthe kidney. adrenal glandsendocrine glands, one ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

adnexa N., pl., accessory parts that ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1901)

by Chalmers Watson

In the second place, we have to look for a source of reflex irritation in the gastro- intestinal canal and its adnexa and other organs, and counteract it. A blue pill, followed by a morning saline and a simple diet, constitutes the best line of treatment ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

adnexa /adnekŮësa/, sing. adnexum [L, adnectere, to tie together], tissue or structures in the body that are ...

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Blue-faced Darner (Coryphaeschna adnexa)

A blue-faced darner, effortlessly suspended, basking in sunlight.

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Scrabble value of A1D2N1E1X8A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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