Medical Dictionary

diapophysis

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noun di·apoph·y·sis \ˌdī-ə-ˈpäf-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of diapophysis

plural

diapophyses

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  1. :  a transverse process of a vertebra that is an outgrowth of the neural arch on the dorsal side; especially :  one of the dorsal pair of such processes when two or more pairs are present


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