TITLE

periappendicular

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1625
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term periappendicular is presented. The term refers to the area surrounding the appendix. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21239990

 

Related Articles

  • hydroappendix.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1018 

    A definition of the medical term "hydroappendix" is presented, which means watery fluid distending the vermiform appendix.

  • vermiform appendix.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2313 

    A definition of the term "vermiform appendix" is presented. It refers to a long, narrow, worm-shaped tube connected to the cecum. It varies in length from less than 1 inch to more than 8 inch with an average of about 3 inch. Its distal end is closed and it is lined with mucosa similar to that of...

  • McBurney's incision.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1314 

    A definition of the medical term "McBurney's incision" is presented. McBurney's incision refers to the abdominal incision employed in appendectomy. It describes how the abdominal incision is performed by the surgeon. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published...

  • mesoappendicitis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1346 

    A definition of the medical term mesoappendicitis is presented. The term refers to the inflammation of the mesoappendix. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

  • mesoappendix.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1346 

    A definition of the medical term mesoappendix is presented. The term refers to the mesentery of the vermiform appendix. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

  • periappendicitis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1625 

    A definition of the medical term periappendicitis is presented. The term refers to inflammation of the tissues surrounding the appendix secondary to either appendicitis or other intraperitoneal inflammatory process. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by...

  • perityphlitis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1640 

    A definition of the medical term "perityphlitis" is presented. Perityphlitis refers to an inflammation about the cecum and can be secondary to appendicitis. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • appendectomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p152 

    A definition of the medical term "appendectomy" is presented. Appendectomy refers to the surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. The term originated from the Greek word "ektome" which means excision. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis...

  • appendectomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p152 

    A definition of the medical term "appendectomy" is presented. Appendectomy refers to the surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. The term originated from the Greek word "ektome" which means excision. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics