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Definition of Prezygapophyses

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

Meaning of Prezygapophyses from wikipedia

- The articular process or zygapophysis (Gr****: ζυγόν, romanized: zugón, lit. 'yoke' + apophysis) of a vertebra is a projection of the vertebra that serves...
- had prezygapophyses (long bony projections) on the upper surfaces of the vertebrae, as well as ossified tendons underneath. The prezygapophyses began...
- processes, from the prezygapophyses at the front to the diapophyses at the sides) were nearly vertical because the prezygapophyses were situated higher...
- by a "handle" of the far distal vertabrae being stiff and using the prezygapophyses to inlock, ensuring rigidity. Thagomizer Arbour, V. M. (2009). "Estimating...
- centrum to the prezygapophyses (articular surfaces with the neural arch of the preceding vertebra). From directly behind the prezygapophyses, the diapophyes...
- "handle" of the tail club involves the vertebrae, and requires elongated prezygapophyses to overlap at least half of the preceding vertebral centrum length...
- Most of the tail vertebrae bore bony, rod-like extensions (called prezygapophyses), as well as bony tendons in some species. In his study of Deinonychus...
- and that the diapophyses are relatively wide, exceeding width across prezygapophyses at least in the posterior trunk vertebrae. (Scanlon 2005) Like most...
- sides of the first caudal were also deeply hollowed out between the prezygapophyses (articular surfaces of the preceding vertebra) and the diapophyses—processes...
- connections between the vertebrae. The paired front joint processes, the prezygapophyses, are strongly elongated and overlap half of the preceding vertebra...