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pars in·ter·ar·tic·u·la'·risAvoid using the simple word pars in the special sense of pars interarticularis.
The segment of bone between the superior and inferior articular facets, especially in the lumbar spine.
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pars in·ter·ar·tic·u·la·ris(pahrz in-tĕr-ahr-tik'yū-lā'ris)
The region between the superior and inferior articulating facets of a vertebra; frequently the site of fracture in spondylolysis.
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The region between the superior and inferior articulating facets of a vertebra; the region where fracture frequently occurs with spondylolysis.
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