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inferior articular process


Medical Definition of inferior articular process

  1. :  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, 2005

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