appendix noun

ADJ. burst, grumbling (= painful from time to time), inflamed, perforated, ruptured He was taken to hospital with a burst appendix.

VERB + APPENDIX remove, take out Doctors had to take out his appendix. | have out She might have to have her appendix out.

APPENDIX + VERB burst, rupture If the condition is not treated, the appendix can rupture.