Simple Definition of appendix
: a section of extra information added at the end of a book
: a small tube at the beginning of the large intestine that can be removed by surgery if it becomes infected
Examples of appendix in a sentence
In your textbooks, turn to Appendix 3: Glossary of Terms.
The book has several appendixes .
Origin of appendix
Latin appendic-, appendix, from appendere
First Known Use: 1542
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Definition of appendix for Students
plural ap·pen·dix·es or ap·pen·di·ces \-də-ˌsēz\
1 : a part of a book giving added and helpful information (as notes or tables)
2 : a small tubelike part growing out from the large intestine
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