metapophysis


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mam·mil·lar·y pro·cess of lumbar vertebra

[TA]
a small apophysis or tubercle on the dorsal margin of the superior articular process of each of the lumbar vertebrae and usually of the twelfth thoracic vertebra.

metapophysis

(mĕt″ă-pŏf′ĭ-sĭs) [″ + apophysis, a process]
Mammillary process on the superior articular processes of a vertebra.