appendicular definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or consisting of an appendage or appendages, especially the limbs: the appendicular skeleton.
    • Of or regarding a limb or appendage
    • Of or with respect to the appendix
    • associated with an appendicle; appendiculate.
    • concerning or composed of an appendage or appendages; especially the limbs
  • others:
    • obtaining the character of an appendicle; appendiculate: specifically, in physiology, against axial: thus, the entire skeleton of a vertebrate is divided into the axial and appendicular skeletons, the second being that the limbs or appendages.
    • associated with an appendicle, specifically to the appendix vermiformis: as, appendicular colic.

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