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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

  1. Arthopyrenia Adnexa Furcata
  2. Lobelia Adnexa
  3. Chrysopa Adnexa
  4. Hololena adnexa
  5. Mordella Adnexa
  6. Caloplaca adnexa
  7. Neoclisis Adnexa
  8. Leiophloea Adnexa
  9. Arthopyrenia Adnexa
  10. Centroclisis Adnexa
  11. Coryphaeschna adnexa
  12. Species Delias Adnexa
  13. Species Lobelia Adnexa
  14. Species Chrysopa Adnexa
  15. species Hololena adnexa
  16. Species Mordella Adnexa
  17. species Caloplaca adnexa
  18. Species Neoclisis Adnexa
  19. Species Leiophloea Adnexa
  20. Arthopyrenia Adnexa Adnexa

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adnexa

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Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Public Health (2016)

The adnexa is the region adjoining the uterus that contains the ovary and fallopian tube, as well as associated vessels, ligaments, and connective tissue. Pathology in this area may also be related to the uterus, bowel, or retroperitoneum, ...

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 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 ...

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 previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

adnexa. pl. n. Accessory or adjoining anatomical parts or appendages to an organ. adolescence. n. The stage of development from *puberty to adulthood. Puberty in girls starts usually at the age of 10 years and in boys at about 12 years .

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

Obesity 39 A DRUE adnexa (ad-neks'ah) [L. pl.]. junct parts. and other appendages of the eye. ovaries and oviducts. adnexal (ad-neks'al). Pertaining to adnexa, especially ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

adnexa oculi adnexa oculi See appendages of the eye. adrenaline ( epinephrine) A hormone of the adrenal medulla which, instilled in the eye, causes a constriction of the conjunctival vessels, dilates the pupil and diminishes the intraocular ...

Google previewDictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1988)

by Christoph Zink

(adnexa involved); 3. septic abortion: generalized infection and risk of endotoxic shock; course as in sepsis. abortion, habitual: habitual abortion is present if at least 3 consecutive pregnancies resulted in a spontaneous abortion". abortion, ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)

by Elsevier, Mosby

adnexa (structures joined to), adrenal (near the kidney) Ambidextrous (ability to use ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1900 (1900)

[1st ed.]

Adnexa (ad-nek'sah) [L. pi.].

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Blue-faced Darner (Coryphaeshna adnexa)

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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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