Definition of Metapophysis. Meaning of Metapophysis. Synonyms of Metapophysis

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Definition of Metapophysis

Metapophysis Met`a*poph"y*sis, n.; pl. Metapophyses. [NL. See Meta-, and Apophysis.] (Anat.) A tubercle projecting from the anterior articular processes of some vertebr[ae]; a mammillary process.

Meaning of Metapophysis from wikipedia

- In the vertebrate spinal column, each vertebra is an irregular bone with a complex structure composed of bone and some hyaline cartilage, the proportions...