Splanchnapophysis Splanch`napoph"y*sis, n.; pl. {Splanchnapophyses}. [NL. See {Splanchnic}, and {Apophysis}.] (Anat.) Any element of the skeleton in relation with the alimentary canal, as the jaws and hyoidean apparatus. -- {Splanch`nap`o*phys"i*al}, a. -- Mivart. [1913 Webster]

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