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1. appendage

noun. ['əˈpɛndɪdʒ'] an external body part that projects from the body.

Synonyms

  • pleopod
  • digit
  • pincer
  • external body part
  • fang
  • fin
  • member
  • nipper
  • claw
  • limb
  • extremity
  • chela
  • chelicera
  • swimmeret
  • dactyl
  • mouthpart

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • devolution
  • inactivity
  • ride

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • append (English)

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Example sentences of the word appendage


1. Noun, singular or mass
It may be a patch of skin, an entire appendage or the body as a whole.

2. appendage

noun. ['əˈpɛndɪdʒ'] a part that is joined to something larger.

Synonyms

  • handhold
  • tailpiece
  • handle
  • part
  • grip
  • handgrip
  • hold
  • appendicle

Antonyms

  • low status
  • natural depression
  • ending
  • fall

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • append (English)

3. appendage

noun. ['əˈpɛndɪdʒ'] a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant.

Synonyms

  • papilla
  • tuberosity
  • ala
  • body part
  • gum ridge
  • acrosome
  • eminence
  • coronoid process
  • cecal appendage
  • appendix
  • horn
  • processus coronoideus
  • pseudopod
  • vermiform process
  • ridge
  • acromion
  • pterygoid process
  • condyle
  • acromial process
  • outgrowth
  • cirrus
  • fimbria
  • villus
  • process
  • apophysis
  • alveolar ridge
  • vermiform appendix
  • zygomatic process
  • plant process
  • metaphysis
  • trochanter
  • spine
  • mastoid
  • epicondyle
  • osteophyte
  • pseudopodium
  • style
  • mastoidal
  • spicule
  • tail
  • caruncle
  • flagellum
  • tentacle
  • tubercle
  • crest
  • aculea
  • enation
  • spiculum
  • alveolar process
  • mastoid bone
  • olecranon process
  • mastoid process
  • styloid process
  • excrescence
  • olecranon
  • transverse process
  • alveolar arch
  • fetlock
  • arista
  • caruncula
  • hair

Antonyms

  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • append (English)
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