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 » Science Human Anatomy Organs

The appendix is in the body's lower right abdominal area where the small intestine and large intestine meet. Scientists are uncertain what the function of this 4-inch tube actually is, but no measurable health effects oc... More » Science Human Anatomy

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 » Science Human Anatomy Organs
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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 » Science Human Anatomy Organs