adnexa


ad·nexa

noun plural \ad-ˈnek-sə\

Definition of ADNEXA

:  conjoined, subordinate, or associated anatomical parts
ad·nex·al \-səl\ adjective

Origin of ADNEXA

New Latin, from Latin annexa, neuter plural of annexus, past participle of annectere to bind to — more at annex
First Known Use: 1864

ad·nexa

noun plural \ad-ˈnek-sə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ADNEXA

: conjoined, subordinate, or associated anatomic parts <the uterine adnexa include the ovaries and fallopian tubes>
ad·nex·al \-səl\ adjective

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