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He then missed the beginning of the season that year after having an appendix operation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The treatment is to remove the appendix often using keyhole surgery. The Sun (2013)She joined in the wild lifestyle until her appendix burst. The Sun (2014)He has trained only gingerly since an appendix operation at the end of last month. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was taken to hospital for an op to remove his appendix. The Sun (2012)Does having your appendix removed have any effect on your future health? Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the mum of two did not improve and died from a blood infection after her appendix was finally removed. The Sun (2013)His appendix burst while he was waiting 6½ hours to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His appendix burst at 9.45am the following morning and he remembers little of the subsequent four weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The age of the routine appendix operation could be at an end after a study found antibiotics were just as effective as surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And it brought her through a year-long recovery after she nearly died from a burst appendix. Christianity Today (2000)The 38-year-old was rushed into theatre for an emergency operation to remove his appendix. The Sun (2008)After the performance, it emerged that her appendix had burst. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His appendix was removed in an emergency op in Macclesfield before it could kill him. The Sun (2011)They then cut into his stomach lining to remove the inflamed appendix, which was causing him agonising pain. The Sun (2008)But a medic finally noticed a tumour on her appendix which had burst, covering her internal organs with a cancerous jelly. The Sun (2015)My body confidence was low and then I had a tummy operation after my appendix burst. The Sun (2013)As many as one in six of the UK population will have their appendix removed at some stage. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Instead, within a matter of hours, she was being raced to hospital to have her appendix removed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Experts looked at 300,000 emergency procedures for problems including a burst appendix, blocked bowel or hernia over five years. The Sun (2015)A burst appendix, you're wondering? Times, Sunday Times (2016)TWO months ago I was rushed into hospital for an emergency appendix operation. The Sun (2009)
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British English: appendix NOUN
Your appendix is a small closed tube in the right side of your body.
...a burst appendix.
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