neurapophysis


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neurapophysis

 [noor″ah-pof´ĭ-sis]
a structure forming either side of the neural arch; also, the part supposedly homologous with this structure in a so-called cranial vertebra.
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lam·i·na of ver·te·bral arch

[TA]
the flattened posterior portion of the vertebral arch extending between the pedicles and the midline, forming the dorsal wall of the vertebral foramen, and from the midline junction from which the spinous process extends.
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lam·i·na of ver·te·bral arch

(lam'i-nă vĕr'tĕ-brăl ahrch) [TA]
The flattened posterior portion of the vertebral arch extending between the pedicles and the midline, forming the dorsal wall of the vertebral foramen; the spinous process extends from the midline junction of right and left laminae.
Synonym(s): lamina arcus vertebrae [TA] , neurapophysis.
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