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The appendix is located in the lower right abdomen. The appendix is approximately four inches long and sits where the small intestine meets the large intestine. The exact location of the appendix varies from person to pe... More »

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The function of the vermiform appendix is unclear, though according to WebMD, some have suggested the organ acts as a repository for beneficial intestinal flora. The theory states that after beneficial bacteria are lost ... More »

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The animals that have a true appendix include primates, the great apes, opossums and wombats. Other animals that have an appendix include mole-rats and rabbits. Many animals that do not have a true appendix still have an... More »

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The hepatic flexure is the point of the colon where the liver touches the large intestine in the upper right abdomen, according to Three Rivers Endoscopy Center in Pennsylvania. The hepatic flexure marks where the colon ... More »

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You can use a picture of the appendix to see its location and shape in the human body. The appendix is located in the lower right area of the abdomen, and to this day, its purpose is still debated by medical researchers. More »

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The appendix is located at the end of the colon on the right side of the body. This end of the colon connects to the small intestine. The appendix drops drown approximately 4 inches from the colon into the lower right ab... More »

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The function of the vermiform appendix is unclear, though according to WebMD, some have suggested the organ acts as a repository for beneficial intestinal flora. The theory states that after beneficial bacteria are lost ... More »

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