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Appendage vs. Appendicular — What's the Difference?

Appendage vs. Appendicular — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Appendage and Appendicular

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Appendage

An appendage (or outgrowth) is an external body part, or natural prolongation, that protrudes from an organism's body. In invertebrate biology, an appendage refers to any of the homologous body parts that may extend from a body segment, including antennae, mouthparts (including mandibles, maxillae and maxillipeds), gills, locomotor legs (pereiopods for walking, and pleopods for swimming), sexual organs (gonopods), and parts of the tail (uropods).
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Appendicular

Of, relating to, or consisting of an appendage or appendages, especially the limbs
The appendicular skeleton.
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Appendage

Something added or attached to an entity of greater importance or size; an adjunct.
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Appendicular

Of or pertaining to a limb or appendage.
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Appendage

(Biology) A part or organ, such as an arm, leg, tail, or fin, that is joined to the axis or trunk of a body.
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Appendicular

Of or pertaining to the appendix.
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Appendage

An external body part that projects from the body.
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Appendicular

Relating to an appendicle; appendiculate.
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Appendage

A natural prolongation or projection from a part of any organism.
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Appendicular

Relating to or consisting of an appendage or appendages; especially the limbs;
The appendicular skeleton
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Appendage

A part that is joined to something larger.
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Appendage

Something appended to, or accompanying, a principal or greater thing, though not necessary to it, as a portico to a house.
Modesty is the appendage of sobriety.
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Appendage

A subordinate or subsidiary part or organ; an external organ or limb, esp. of the articulates.
Antennæ and other appendages used for feeling.
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Appendage

An external body part that projects from the body;
It is important to keep the extremities warm
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Appendage

A natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant;
A bony process
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Appendage

A part that is joined to something larger
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