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transverse process

transverse process

noun

Definition of TRANSVERSE PROCESS

:  a lateral process of a vertebra

First Known Use of TRANSVERSE PROCESS

1696

transverse process

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRANSVERSE PROCESS

:  a process that projects on the dorsolateral aspect of each side of the neural arch of a vertebra

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