splanchnapophysis


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splanchnapophysis

 [splangk″nah-pof´ĭ-sis]
a skeletal element, such as the lower jaw, connected with the alimentary canal.

splanch·na·poph·y·sis

(splangk'nă-pof'i-sis),
An apophysis of the typical vertebra, on the side opposite to the neural apophysis, or any bony process, giving attachment to a viscus or part of the alimentary tract.
[splanchn- + G. apophysis, offshoot]

splanch·na·poph·y·sis

(splangk'nă-pof'i-sis)
An apophysis of the typical vertebra, on the side opposite to the neural apophysis, or any bony process, giving attachment to a viscus or part of the alimentary tract.
[splanchn- + G. apophysis, offshoot]

splanchnapophysis

a bony process, such as a ventral process on certain vertebrae, that is associated with the viscera.
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