ZYGAPOPHYSIS

Etymology

Noun

zygapophysis (plural zygapophyses)

(anatomy) One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two superior and two inferior.

Source: Wiktionary


Zyg`a*poph"y*sis, n.; pl. Zygapophyses. Etym: [Gr. apophysis.] (Anat.)

Definition: One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under Vertebra.

– Zyg`ap*o*phys"i*al, a.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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