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2 ENTRIES FOUND:

apophysis

noun apoph·y·sis \ə-ˈpäf-ə-səs\
plural apoph·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of APOPHYSIS

:  an expanded or projecting part especially of an organism
apoph·y·se·al \-ˌpäf-ə-ˈsē-əl\ adjective
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