Anat. accessory parts or appendages of an organ: the ovaries are adnexa of the uterus
Origin of adnexaModern Latin from L, neuter plural of adnexus from adnectere: see annex
Accessory or adjoining anatomical parts, as ovaries and fallopian tubes in relation to the uterus.
Origin of adnexaLatin neuter pl. of adnexus past participle of adnectere to bind to ; see annex .