anapophysis


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anapophysis

 [an″ah-pof´ĭ-sis]
an accessory vertebral process.
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an·a·poph·y·sis

(an'ă-pof'i-sis),
An accessory spinal process of a vertebra, found especially in the thoracic or lumbar vertebrae.
[G. ana, back, + apophysis, offshoot]
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an·a·poph·y·sis

(an'ă-pof'i-sis)
An accessory spinal process of a vertebra, found especially in the thoracic or lumbar vertebrae.
[G. ana, back, + apophysis, offshoot]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012