vermix

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Blend of vermiform +‎ appendix.

Noun[edit]

vermix (plural vermices or vermixes)

  1. The vermiform appendix.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

vermix (uncountable)

  1. Misspelling of vernix.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

vermix (plural vermices)

  1. Misspelling of vermis.

Usage notes[edit]

Found particularly in the collocation cerebellar vermix. The use of the Latin plural ending -ices for words ending on -ix, instead of the proper -es, shows that the misspelling is not an accidental substitution.