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Definition 1: a part that is joined to something larger - [noun denoting artifact]

(appendage is a kind of ...) something less than the whole of a human artifact

"the rear part of the house" "glue the two parts together"

(... is a kind of appendage ) a small appendage

(... is a kind of appendage ) an appendage to hold onto

(... is a kind of appendage ) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"he grabbed the hammer by the handle" "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

(... is a kind of appendage ) appendage added to extend the length of something

Definition 2: an external body part that projects from the body - [noun denoting body]

Samples where appendage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it is important to keep the extremities warm

Synonyms for appendage in the sense of this definition

(appendage is a kind of ...) any body part visible externally

(... is a kind of appendage ) either of the first pair of fang-like appendages near the mouth of an arachnid; often modified for grasping and piercing

(... is a kind of appendage ) one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

(... is a kind of appendage ) one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming

(... is a kind of appendage ) organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals

(... is a kind of appendage ) one of a pair of fleshy appendages of a polychete annelid that functions in locomotion and breathing

(... is a kind of appendage ) a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods

(... is a kind of appendage ) an appendage of insects that is capable of injecting venom; usually evolved from the legs

(... is a kind of appendage ) any part of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod especially one adapted to a specific way of feeding

(... is a kind of appendage ) a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates

Definition 3: a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant - [noun denoting body]

Samples where appendage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bony process

Synonyms for appendage in the sense of this definition

(appendage is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is a kind of appendage ) a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ

(... is a kind of appendage ) process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull

(... is a kind of appendage ) a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch

(... is a kind of appendage ) a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell

"the papillae of the tongue"

(... is a kind of appendage ) a small projection of tissue at the base of a hair or tooth or feather

(... is a kind of appendage ) small abnormal bony outgrowth

(... is a kind of appendage ) small pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals

(... is a kind of appendage ) (anatomy) a natural outgrowth or projection on an organ or body part such as the process of a vertebra

(... is a kind of appendage ) thin projections forming a fringe (especially around the ovarian end of the Fallopian tube)

(... is a kind of appendage ) extends from the base of the temporal bone

(... is a kind of appendage ) two bony processes descending from the body of the sphenoid bone

(... is a kind of appendage ) a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

(... is a kind of appendage ) (botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf

(... is a kind of appendage ) (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body

(... is a kind of appendage ) any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane

(... is a kind of appendage ) process of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extended

(... is a kind of appendage ) the growing part of a long bone between the diaphysis and the epiphysis

(... is a kind of appendage ) a toothlike process at the back of 2nd vertebra of the neck

(... is a kind of appendage ) one of two processes that extend from each vertebra and provide the point of articulation for the ribs

(... is a kind of appendage ) one of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached

(... is a kind of appendage ) a slender process of the temporal bone that strengthens the zygomatic arch

(... is a kind of appendage ) a projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments

(... is a kind of appendage ) a sharp triangular process projecting from a bone

(... is a kind of appendage ) a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone

(... is a kind of appendage ) a slender bristlelike or tubular process

"a cartilaginous style"

(... is a kind of appendage ) small spiny outgrowth on the wings of certain insects

(... is a kind of appendage ) a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin

(... is a kind of appendage ) a slender flexible animal appendage as on barnacles or crinoids or many insects; often tactile

(... is a kind of appendage ) a filamentous projection or process on an organism

(... is a kind of appendage ) a lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)

(... is a kind of appendage ) temporary outgrowth used by some microorganisms as an organ of feeding or locomotion

(... is a kind of appendage ) a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal

(... is a kind of appendage ) any hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is similar to or suggestive of a horn

(... is a kind of appendage ) a minute hairlike projection on mucous membrane

(... is a kind of appendage ) the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

(... is a kind of appendage ) an outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds

(... is a kind of appendage ) a process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg

(... is a kind of appendage ) a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth

(... is a kind of appendage ) the part of the upper or lower jawbones in which the teeth are set

(... is a kind of appendage ) a flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism

"the alae of the nose" "the alae of a maple seed" "the flat petals of a pea blossom are alae"

(... is a kind of appendage ) the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade

(... is a kind of appendage ) bristlelike process near the tip of the antenna of certain flies

(... is a kind of appendage ) any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; used for feeling or grasping or locomotion

(... is a kind of appendage ) projection behind and above a horse's hoof

(... is a kind of appendage ) one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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