splanchnapophysis


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splanchnapophysis

 [splangk″nah-pof´ĭ-sis]
a skeletal element, such as the lower jaw, connected with the alimentary canal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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