What's an 'appy'?

I keep hearing them say this (some medical term?) but for the life of me, can't figure it out. It's not something simple like appendectomy is it? They say it a lot! Some scenes, it seems like the persons life is at risk when they use the term so I hope it's not just an appendectomy. It just wouldn't make sense to me.

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LounadelaNuit
Nov 26, 2009 7:16PM EST

Yes appy is an appendicitis that can lead to an appendectomy !

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LounadelaNuit
Dec 8, 2009 11:26PM EST

I forgot to say, «epi» is a medication maybe it can get confused with «appy». It is used on patient that are suffering of heart failure, anaphylatic shock and other very acute conditions.

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