Definition of Pleurapophyses. Meaning of Pleurapophyses. Synonyms of Pleurapophyses

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Definition of Pleurapophyses

Pleurapophyses
Pleurapophysis Pleu`ra*poph"y*sis, n.; pl. Pleurapophyses. [NL. See Pleura, and Apophysis.] (Anat.) One of the ventral processes of a vertebra, or the dorsal element in each half of a hemal arch, forming, or corresponding to, a vertebral rib. -- Pleu*rap`o*phys"i*al, a. --Owen.

Meaning of Pleurapophyses from wikipedia

- species after the extremely narrow breadth of the vertebra between the pleurapophyses, or the processes that articulate between the ribs. He considered this...
- with a large lateral pit near the base of the neural arch. The concave pleurapophyses (lower rib facets) were near the lower front edge of the vertebrae,...
- post-zygapophyses), and top and bottom rib facets (diapophyses and pleurapophyses) to each other. Although the cervicals of Lucianovenator possess many...
- the carapace. There are four sacral vertebrae, with distally expanded pleurapophyses enclosing a foramen between each pair. 34 caudal vertebrae are preserved...
- characters such as opened neurocentral vertebral sutures and non sutured caudal pleurapophyses, that led to expeculate a possible juvenile or subadult status....