Appendix (organ)

Appendix (organ)

The appendix is a blind-ended tube connected to the cecum, from which it develops embryologically. The cecum is a pouchlike structure of the colon.

About Appendix (organ)

The appendix is a blind-ended tube connected to the cecum, from which it develops embryologically. The cecum is a pouchlike structure of the colon. The appendix is located near the junction of the small intestine and the large intestine. The term 'vermiform' comes from Latin and means 'worm-shaped'.

Contributions by Fvasconcellos, Alex.tan, and Andrew c.