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A process projecting outward from the side of a vertebra.
a process of the vertebra that extends posterolaterally from the junction of the pedicle and lamina on each side and is the site for articulation with the ribs in the thoracic region.
trans·verse pro·cess(trans-vĕrs' pros'es)
A bony protrusion on either side of the arch of a vertebra, from the junction of the lamina and pedicle, which functions as a lever for attached muscles.