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Appendix, Small Intestine, and Large Intestine with Detail of an Inflamed Appendix

View full-sized image Illustration of the appendix, small intestine, and large intestine with a detail of an inflamed appendix and each labeled.
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Description

Black and white illustration of the appendix, small intestine, and large intestine with a detail of an inflamed appendix and each labeled.

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Illustration of the appendix, small intestine, and large intestine with a detail of an inflamed appendix and each labeled.

Caption

The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen, near where the small intestine attaches to the large intestine.

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2.094 MB | 4687 x 2574

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