Definition of adnexed in English:

adnexed

adjective

Mycology
  • Of the gills of certain fungi: reaching, but only narrowly attached to, the stipe or stem.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Frederick Gray (1766–1828), naturalist and pharmacologist. From classical Latin adnexus, past participle of adnectere annex + -ed.

Pronunciation:

adnexed

/adˈnɛkst/