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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

(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.

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.

a·poph·y·sis

, pl. apophyses (ă-pof'i-sis, -sēz)
Outgrowth or projection, especially one from bone.
[G. an offshoot]
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Ovipositor very long and narrow; papillae anales narrow, some short satae at apex; ostium bursae located at anterior margin of sternum VIII, slightly narrowed bell-shaped; apophyses posteriores very thin, 2.7 times longer than apophyses anteriores; basal part of apophyses anteriores thick and slightly short; antrum wide and well developed; ductus bursae narrow and very long; corpus bursae narrow and well sclerotized.
Two unequal tibial apophyses present on tibia I (Figure 8): a long ventral tibial apophysis with a single apical spine and a short prolateral tibial apophysis with a single inner spine, approximately of the same length as the apophysis.
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).
The tegulum bears several apophyses. The median apophysis connects with tegulum via a flexible membrane approximately halfway along the ventral part of the tegular ring.
Differing from the Peruvian species having male mid clunial apophyses as follows: from L.
shares with Phrixotrichus Simon 1889 the urticating setae arranged in two dorsolateral patches, the presence of type III urticating setae, the reduced number of labial cuspules, with Euathlus Ausserer 1875 and Phrixotrichus the the absence of stridulatory apparatus, the presence of two subequal prolateral keels in male palpal morphology, PS and PI, and the similar morphology of subapical apophyses on tibia I consisting of two unequal branches.
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