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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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A human appendix is between 2 and 20 centimeters long, with an average length of 11 centimeters in an adult. It is located at the cecum in the space between the large and small intestine. The appendix can be found on the... More »

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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 »

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InnerBody is an excellent resource for seeing the location of all the organs in the human body. To find the pancreas, click on Digestive System. Select Pancreas from the side menu for more details and a close-up image of... More »

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A picture of the human body with the location of the pancreas is located at WebMD.com. The pancreas and the duct connecting it to the small intestine are highlighted in green. 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 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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