Appendiceal carcinoid

What is Appendiceal carcinoid?

The appendix (or vermiform appendix; also cecal [or caecal] appendix; also vermix) is a blind-ended tube connected to the cecum, from which it develops embryologically. The cecum is a pouchlike structure of the colon, located at the junction of the small and the large intestines.

The term "vermiform" comes from Latin and means "worm-shaped".

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