Medical Spanish 
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (part of the intestine)
a. appendix
Mi hermana tenía el apéndice inflamado, pero no se lo operaron.My sister had an inflamed appendix, but she didn't have to have it removed.
2. (external part of the body)
a. appendage
Los escorpiones tienen dos apéndices frontales con forma de tenaza.Scorpions have two appendages at the front that are shaped like pincers.
3. (part of a document)
a. appendix
En el apéndice se puede encontrar una tabla con todos los datos.A chart that includes all the data can be found in the appendix.
b. annex
Hay un apéndice al final del libro donde se incluyen los textos completos.There's an annex at the the end of the book that includes the complete texts.
4. (add-on)
a. extension
Nuestra ciudad no quiere ser un apéndice de la capital.Our town doesn't want to be an extension of the capital.
b. appendage (of a superior body)
El partido no es un mero apéndice del gobierno.The party isn't a mere appendage of the government.
c. annex (of a building)
La sala de arte moderno es un apéndice del museo que fue construido hace solo unos pocos años.The modern art room is an annex to the gallery and was built only a few years ago.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. ((gen) &)
a. appendix
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
1 (Anatomía) (Literat) appendix; (Jur) schedule
2 (satélite) appendage
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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