inferior articular process


: a process of a vertebra that lies on each side of the neural arch and projects downward and articulates with a superior articular process of the next more caudal vertebra
The inferior articular processes have vertical convex articular facets which face anterolaterally.Gray's Anatomy, 39th edition

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“Inferior articular process.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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