apophyseal


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apophyseal

 [ap″o-fiz´e-al]
pertaining to an apophysis.

ap·o·phys·i·al

, apophyseal (ap'ō-fiz'ē-ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation apophysi'al
Relating to or resembling an apophysis.
Synonym(s): apophysary

apophyseal

See apophysis.

apophyseal

pertaining to an apophysis.
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No wonder 'logos' has an apophyseal connotation; it means "discourse discloses.
The device is aligned with the vertebral body load column, the strongest of the three primary spinal vertical load columns and is secured in place at the apophyseal ring.
14) In addition, AS is also indicated by the appearance of thin, vertical syndesmophytes, severe involvement of the apophyseal facet joints, and erosion and fusion of the sacroiliac joints.
Management of the upper cervical joint restriction was addressed by the application of specific Mobilisations with Movements (MWM's) termed sustained natural apophyseal glides (SNAGS) as described by Mulligan (1999) (Figures 2A-C).
Lower, or subaxial, cervical spine lesions occur with changes in apophyseal joints, the joints of Luschka, interspinous ligaments, and intervertebral discs.
Cervical spine X-rays revealed flattening of the cervical lordosis with ankylosis and irregularity of the apophyseal joints at the C2-C5 level.