accessory process of lumbar vertebra

(redirected from accessory tubercle)

ac·ces·so·ry pro·cess of lumbar vertebra

[TA]
a small apophysis at the posterior part of the base of the transverse process of each of the lumbar vertebrae.

ac·ces·so·ry pro·cess of lum·bar ver·te·bra

(ak-sesŏr-ē proses lŭmbahr vĕrtĕ-bră) [TA]
A small apophysis at the posterior part of the base of the transverse process of each lumbar vertebra.
Synonym(s): accessory tubercle (1) .
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5 times as long as the diameter of the nearest ocelli, with anterior lobes distinctly larger than posterior and with a small accessory tubercle (Fig.
Postantennal organ with 4 peripheral tubercles, a small accessory tubercle, anterior lobes strikingly larger than posterior and about 1.
Postantennal organ of 4 peripheral tubercles, with or without a small accessory tubercle, subequal to nearest ocelli (Figs.