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anapophysis

[an-uh-pof-uh-sis] /ˌæn əˈpɒf ə sɪs/
noun, plural anapophyses
[an-uh-pof-uh-seez] /ˌæn əˈpɒf əˌsiz/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
a small process of a vertebra, especially of a lumbar or thoracic vertebra.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; an-3 + apophysis
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anapophyses in Medicine

anapophysis an·a·poph·y·sis (ān'ə-pŏf'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
An accessory process of a vertebra, especially in the thoracic or lumbar vertebrae.

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