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apophysis

 [ah-pof´ĭ-sis] (pl. apoph´yses) (Gr.)
any outgrowth or swelling, especially a bony outgrowth that has never been entirely separated from the bone of which it forms a part, such as a process, tubercle, or tuberosity.

a·poph·y·sis

, pl.

a·poph·y·ses

(ă-pof'i-sis, -sēz), [TA]
1. An outgrowth or projection, especially one from a bone. A bony process or outgrowth that lacks an independent center of ossification.
2. In fungi, swelling shaped like a champagne glass at the end of a sporangiophore below the sporangium in the order Mucorales, as in the genus.
[G. an offshoot]

apophysis

/apoph·y·sis/ (ah-pof´ĭ-sis) pl. apoph´yses   [Gr.] any outgrowth or swelling, especially a bony outgrowth that has never been entirely separated from the bone of which it forms a part, such as a process, tubercle, or tuberosity.apophys´eal

apophysis

(ə-pŏf′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. apophy·ses (-sēz′)
1. Anatomy A natural swelling, projection, or outgrowth of an organ or part, such as the process of a vertebra.
2. Geology A branch from a dike or vein.

a·poph′y·sate′ (-sāt′), a·poph′y·se′al (-sē′əl) adj.

apophysis

[əpof′isis]
Etymology: Gk, a growing away
any small projection, process, or outgrowth, usually on a bone without an independent center of ossification. Examples include the zygomatic apophysis of the temporal bone and the basilar apophysis of the occipital bone. apophyseal, apophysial, adj.

a·poph·y·sis

, pl. apophyses (ă-pof'i-sis, -sēz)
1. [TA] An outgrowth or projection, especially one from a bone.
2. A bony process or outgrowth that lacks an independent center of ossification.
[G. an offshoot]

apophysis

Any natural protrusion forming part of a bone, such as a tubercle or tuberosity.

apophysis

a PROCESS of vertebrate bones to which muscles, tendons or ligaments are attached.

apophysis

a bony process, with an independent centre of ossification and associated growth plate, serving as attachment for ligament or tendon

a·poph·y·sis

, pl. apophyses (ă-pof'i-sis, -sēz)
Outgrowth or projection, especially one from bone.
[G. an offshoot]

apophysis

pl. apophyses [Gr.] a bony outgrowth or swelling such as a tuberosity or process, especially one that has no secondary center.
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Two apophyses at base of embolus, the one closer to embolus prolaterad, pointed, and partly hidden behind second apophysis, the proximal one laminar with slightly serrated margin (Figs 1-3).
Caption: Figure 3 Follow-up lateral radiograph of the lumbar spine performed 6 months after the initial radiographs demonstrates no appreciable change relative to the lumbar spinous apophyses.
Left male palps, retrolateral view demonstrate difference in the shape of rerolateral tibial apophyses.
Several Afro-Eurasian species of Lachesilla in the Pedicularia group have males with two clunial apophyses (see Garcia Aldrete 2010).
Bulb triangular, embolus very short; palpal tibia with two apophyses, one laterally and the other ventrally directed (Figs 41-43).
He added "The mineralising system we are seeing at Nevera is very similar to prototype porphyry Cu and Cu/Au systems seen around the world with a large central intrusion surrounded by variably mineralized multiple porphyry apophyses, sitting at the base of a large mineralised hypothermal system with multiple mineral deposits, and this bodes well for future drilling".
Characteristic Moneuptychia Carminda outer margin of with moderate to with distinct waviness hindwings wavy slight waviness not extended and median lines on extended and not distinctly angular ventral hindwing angular surface ventral wing color pattern is color pattern on the surface the same on the hindwings differs fore and hindwings from that on the forewings uncus in dorsal not laterally extended or strongly view extended extended laterally latero-posterior short and conical long, curvy and tapered apophyses of projections at the end not developed tegumen angular developed and appendices visible
birabeni is readily separated because of its small size, its lighter coloration, and the distinctive small apophyses on VL carinae of metasomal segment V).
Anal papillae broad; 8th segment of abdomen strongly sclerotized; anterior and posterior apophyses absent; ostium arc-shaped; ductus bursae broad and short; corpus bursae large, circular and with a leaf-shaped sclerotized signum.
In addition to the above two holes planned to test the high-grade gold zone, the program will incorporate a number of deep, ~1,000m holes to target the large intrusion at depth causing the strong baking of Chim Formation shales observed beneath the "Main Zone" mixing zone mineralisation, and test for peripheral porphyry apophyses with associated mineralisation (the postulated feeder zone to the overlying mixing zone mineralisation encountered high above), similar to that encountered in the Waruwari deposit at Barrick's (TSE:ABX) Porgera mine.
The male palpal tibial apophyses of the new species are different from other Taira species: RTA small, DTA located distally.