adnexa

plural noun ad·nexa \ ad-ˈnek-sə \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of adnexa

: conjoined, subordinate, or associated anatomical parts

adnexal

play \-səl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of adnexa

borrowed from Latin adnexa, annexa, neuter plural of adnexus, annexus "attached, conjoined," from past participle of adnectere, annectere "to tie on, fasten, attach" — more at 1annex


Medical Dictionary

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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