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Word! Appendix

Word! Appendix

Appendix

Say: uh-PEN-dix

Your appendix is a small pouch attached to your large intestine, in the lower right part of your belly. The purpose of the appendix is not clear, but sometimes it gets inflamed and causes appendicitis.