adjective see apophysis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • apophyseal — See apophysate. * * * …   Universalium

  • apophyseal — adj. pertaining to a bony growth or swelling (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apophyseal — apoph·y·se·al …   English syllables

  • apophyseal — adjective of or relating to an apophysis • Pertains to noun: ↑apophysis • Derivationally related forms: ↑apophysis * * * apophysˈeal or apophysˈial adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑apophysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • apophyseal fracture — a fracture in which a small fragment or a bony prominence is torn from the bone …   Medical dictionary

  • apophyseal joints — articulationes zygapophysiales …   Medical dictionary

  • pleural apophyseal pit — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, an external depression at the point of origin of the pleural apophysis, usually situated at the lower end of the pleural suture …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sternal apophyseal pits — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In higher insects, an external indentation marking the point of origin of the sternal apophysis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • apophysial, apophyseal — Relating to or resembling an apophysis. SYN: apophysary …   Medical dictionary

  • apophysis — noun 1. (botany) a natural swelling or enlargement: at the base of the stalk or seta in certain mosses or on the cone scale of certain conifers • Derivationally related forms: ↑apophyseal • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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