Parapophyses
Parapophysis Par`a*poph"y*sis, n.; pl. {Parapophyses}. [NL. See {Para-}, and {Apophysis}.] (Anat.) The ventral transverse, or capitular, process of a vertebra. See {Vertebra}. -- {Par*ap`o*phys"ic*al}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • transverse process — parapophysis (plural parapophyses)(a long, transverse process arising from the abdominal vertebral centrum. Parapophyses serve to support epipleural ribs (q.v.) when present and, in Gadidae, the gas bladder. In Clupeiformes they are not fused to… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Parapophysical — Parapophysis Par a*poph y*sis, n.; pl. {Parapophyses}. [NL. See {Para }, and {Apophysis}.] (Anat.) The ventral transverse, or capitular, process of a vertebra. See {Vertebra}. {Par*ap o*phys ic*al}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parapophysis — Par a*poph y*sis, n.; pl. {Parapophyses}. [NL. See {Para }, and {Apophysis}.] (Anat.) The ventral transverse, or capitular, process of a vertebra. See {Vertebra}. {Par*ap o*phys ic*al}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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