adnexa

plural noun ad·nexa \ ad-ˈnek-sə \

Definition of adnexa

:conjoined, subordinate, or associated anatomical parts

adnexal

play \-səl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of adnexa

New Latin, from Latin annexa, neuter plural of annexus, past participle of annectere to bind to — more at annex


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adnexa

noun plural ad·nexa \ ad-ˈnek-sə \

medical Definition of adnexa

:conjoined, subordinate, or associated anatomic parts
  • the uterine adnexa include the ovaries and fallopian tubes

adnexal

play \-səl\ adjective

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