Hyperapophyses
Hyperapophysis Hy`per*a*poph"y*sis, n.; pl. {Hyperapophyses}. [NL. See {Hyper-}, and {Apophysis}.] (Anat.) A lateral and backward-projecting process on the dorsal side of a vertebra. -- {Hy`per*ap`o*phys"i*al}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hyperapophysial — Hyperapophysis Hy per*a*poph y*sis, n.; pl. {Hyperapophyses}. [NL. See {Hyper }, and {Apophysis}.] (Anat.) A lateral and backward projecting process on the dorsal side of a vertebra. {Hy per*ap o*phys i*al}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyperapophysis — Hy per*a*poph y*sis, n.; pl. {Hyperapophyses}. [NL. See {Hyper }, and {Apophysis}.] (Anat.) A lateral and backward projecting process on the dorsal side of a vertebra. {Hy per*ap o*phys i*al}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyperapophysis — “+ noun (plural hyperapophyses) Etymology: New Latin, from hyper + apophysis : a process on the dorsal side of a vertebra that projects laterally and backward …   Useful english dictionary

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