In a document what is an appendix?
In a document the appendix is information that is listed at the end of a report, thesis, or book. It contains information you reference in the body but that is too long or not relevant enough or doesn't "fit" into the body. It will be helpful to readers who want further background but it is not essential to the report/book. Raw data, a questionnaire used, etc. may be found in an appendix.
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Your appendix is at the Ileocecul junction, which is where theileum from your small intestine and the cecum from your colon meet.It is located on the right lower quadrant of y…our abdomen. The appendix is located at the lower right quadrant of the abdomenand it is connected to the cecum which is part of the largeintestine. The cecum is a pouch at the beginning of the largeintestine and not the end, the end is the anus. There have been some cases where the location has been moremid-abdomen, which can cause dangerous delays in diagnosis. The appendix is usually located in the right lower quadrant of theabdomen, near the right hip bone. Its position within the abdomen corresponds to a point on thesurface known as McBurney's point. While the base of the appendix is at a fairly constant location, 2cm below the ileocecal valve, the location of the tip of the appendix can vary from beingretrocecal (behind the cecum) (74%) to being in the pelvis to beingextraperitoneal (occurring or located outside the peritonealcavity).
Certain evolution-minded people think that it is the remnant of anorgan that allowed our ancestors to digest cellulose, enabling themto eat greenery. However, there are severa…l opposing schools ofthought regarding this. Recent findings indicate that the appendixis not actually as useless as has been previously thought, and mayplay an important role in various physiological functions such asthe human immune system. Long ago when food was dirty, the appendix separated dirt fromfood. Kind of like a filter for the body. Now that our food isclean, it is no longer usable. Some times it may get infected. Ifthat happens, (appendicitis) you must have surgery to get it outbefore it explodes. Scientists today do not actually know what the actual function ofthe appendix even is - some say that it is a vestigial organ,others say that it is an important factor in the immune system, andothers say that it can function as a storehouse for helpfulbacteria during an illness which kills all the other intestinalbacteria. Because we do not know what the appendix's functionreally is, this question has no real answer. the appendix has no use. You don't need appendix. It is a vestigial structure that onlymight get in your way if it becomes inflamed. However, recent research shows that it creates helpful bacteria. The appendix has been shown in recent years to help produce certainenzymes which can ward off some disease. Answer 2: Just because we don't know the reason for some feature inan organism does not mean that it doesn't have an important role toplay. For example, so called vestigial organs were once thought toshow that the human body and other organisms were poorly designed.The appendix and tonsils, for instance, were once thought to bevestigial organs and were removed. But then it was discovered thatthese organs play a role in the immune system, and they are nolonger considered vestigial. (see 9/06 Awake article pg 12 AnInterview With a Biochemist on Jehovah's Witness official website)
Small, saclike organ. It is a vestiginal organ in humans, it has virtually no function. It is a vestigial organ that people no longer need... It is believed to have been us…ed for digestive purposes but now... no because people did not require it... It can get appendicitis. In other animals, it is called a Cecum. It's used for nothing but recently some scientists think it could be part of the immune system. We really don't know
The reason we have an appendix is unknown. I twas once thought that it could have helped our ancestors digest food more easily. The reason for our (humans) appendix is unclea…r. It may produce bacteria to fight off illness.
The appendix will inflame when you eat cooked black pepper among other things that you may be allergic to and that will irritate the appendix. Uncooked black pepper has no adv…erse effect on the appendix.
next to the small intestine
Appendix is in right lower qudarnt of the abdomen near right hip bone.
You may have appendicitis, or an infection of the appendix. I highly recommend you see a doctor as soon as possible to avoid further harm.
In most people, the appendix never causes problems and never needs to be removed. If it becomes severely infected, it should be removed.
You could if it bursts.
Like a worm; hence the name "vermiform appendix". Vermiform comes from Latin meaning "worm-shaped"..
Usually from swelling from an infection.
Yes, both men and women have an appendix and can be prone to having an appendicitis.