Prezygapophysis
Prezygapophysis Pre*zyg`a*poph"y*sis, n.; pl. {Prezygapophyses}. [NL. See {Pre-}, and {Zygapophysis}.] (Anat.) An anterior zygapophysis. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • prezygapophysis — pre·zy·ga·poph·y·sis (pre″zi gə pofґĭ sis) processus articularis superior vertebrarum …   Medical dictionary

  • prezygapophysis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prezygapophyses — Prezygapophysis Pre*zyg a*poph y*sis, n.; pl. {Prezygapophyses}. [NL. See {Pre }, and {Zygapophysis}.] (Anat.) An anterior zygapophysis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Praezygapophysis — Pr[ae]*zyg a*poph y*sis, n. (Anat.) Same as {Prezygapophysis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coelophysis — Holozoa Coelophysis Temporal range: Late Triassic, 216.5–203.6 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • prezygapophyses — plural of prezygapophysis …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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