adnexa

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noun plural ad·nexa \ad-ˈnek-sə\

Definition of adnexa

  1. :  conjoined, subordinate, or associated anatomical parts

adnexal

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Origin and Etymology 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


Medical Dictionary

adnexa

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noun plural ad·nexa \ad-ˈnek-sə\

Medical Definition of adnexa

  1. :  conjoined, subordinate, or associated anatomic parts <the uterine adnexa include the ovaries and fallopian tubes>

adnexal

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