neurapophysis definition

  • noun:
    • the structure that forms the neural arch of a vertebra
    • the two lateral processes or elements which form the neural arch.
    • The dorsal procedure of the neural arch; neural back; spinous process.
    • In anatomy, an activity or section of a vertebra which, satisfying its fellow in midline across centrum associated with the vertebra, comprises a neural arch and completes a neural canal.
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