Postzygapophysis
Postzygapophysis Post*zyg`a*poph"y*sis, n.; pl. {Postzygapophyses}. [NL. See {Post-}, and {Zygapophysis}.] (Anat.) A posterior zygapophysis. [1913 Webster]

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  • postzygapophysis — (plural postzygapophyses)) the posterior paired process of the centrum of a vertebra which articulates with the prezygapophysis of the vertebra posterior to it. There may be two dorsal and two ventral postzygapophyses. The articular facet is on… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • postzygapophysis — post·zygapophysis …   English syllables

  • postzygapophysis — (|) ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from post + zygapophysis : a posterior or inferior zygapophysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Postzygapophyses — Postzygapophysis Post*zyg a*poph y*sis, n.; pl. {Postzygapophyses}. [NL. See {Post }, and {Zygapophysis}.] (Anat.) A posterior zygapophysis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postzygapophyses — plural of postzygapophysis …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • prezygapophysis — (plural prezygapophyses)) an anterior process of a vertebra which articulates with the postzygapophysis of the vertebra anterior to it. There may be paired dorsal prezygapophyses and paired ventral prezygapophyses. The articular facet is on the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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