metapophysis definition

  • noun:
    • A tubercle projecting from anterior articular procedures of some vertebrae; a mammillary procedure.
    • A tubercle projecting through the anterior articular processes of some vertebr√¶; a mammillary procedure.
    • In anat, a dorsolateral apophysis created regarding prezygapophysis or anterior articular procedure of a vertebra, especially in the lumbar region.

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    • m., metapophysis (of lumbar vertebra). n.a.,…
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