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superior articular process


Medical Definition of superior articular process

  1. :  a process of a vertebra that lies on each side of the neural arch and projects upward and articulates with an inferior articular process of the next more cranial vertebra <The transverse process is much modified as a broad, sloping mass which projects laterally from the body, pedicle and superior articular process.—Gray's Anatomy, 39th edition, 2005>

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