Medical Definition of Articular process

1. One of the small flat projections on the surfaces of the arches of the vertebrae on either side, at the point where the pedicles and laminae join, forming the zygapophysial joint surfaces; superior articular process, diapophysis; one of the anticular processes on the superior surface of the vertebral arch; inferior articular process, one of the articular processes on the inferior surface of the vertebral arch. Synonym: processus articularis, zygapophysis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Articular Process

articular facet
articular fossa of temporal bone
articular fracture
articular labrum
articular lamella
articular leprosy
articular lip
articular margin
articular meniscus
articular muscle
articular muscle of elbow
articular muscle of knee
articular nerve
articular network
articular pit of head of radius
articular process (current term)
articular rheumatism
articular sensibility
articular surface
articular surface of acromion
articular surface of arytenoid cartilage
articular surface of head of fibula
articular surface of head of rib
articular surface of patella
articular surface of temporal bone
articular surface of tubercle of rib
articular tubercle of temporal bone
articular vascular circle
articular vascular network
articular vascular network of elbow

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