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parts added, attached, or adjunct to another or others, as the eyelids and tear glands in relation to the eyeball.
plural noun
(anatomy) adjoining organs, esp of the uterus

adnexa ad·nex·a (ād-něk’sə) or an·nex·a (ā-něk’sə)
Accessory or adjoining anatomical parts, such as ovaries and oviducts in relation to the uterus.
ad·nex’al or an·nex’al adj.


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