apophysis

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(ă-pof′ĭ-sĭs)

(ă-pof′ĭ-sēz″)
pl. apophyses [Gr. apophysis, offshoot]
A projection, esp. from a bone; an outgrowth without an independent center of ossification.
apophysealapophysial (ă-pof″ĭ-sē′ăl), adj.

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(ă-pof′ĭ-sĭs)

(ă-pof′ĭ-sēz″)
pl. apophyses [Gr. apophysis, offshoot]
A projection, esp. from a bone; an outgrowth without an independent center of ossification.
apophysealapophysial (ă-pof″ĭ-sē′ăl), adj.

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