Definition of Pleurapophysis

1. n. 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.



Definition of Pleurapophysis

1. English. a process on a vertebra that is essentially a vertebral rib ¹

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Medical Definition of Pleurapophysis

1. Origin: NL. See Pleura, and Apophysis. 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. Pleurapophys"ial. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleurapophysis

pleural pressure
pleural rale
pleural reaction
pleural recesses
pleural rub
pleural sinuses
pleural space
pleural stripe
pleural villi
pleuralgia
pleuralgias
pleurant
pleurants
pleurapophyses
pleurapophysial
pleurapophysis (current term)
pleuras
pleurectomy
pleurenchyma
pleuretic
pleuric
pleuripotent
pleurisies
pleurisy
pleurisy root
pleurisy with effusion
pleurite
pleuritic
pleuritic pneumonia
pleuritic rub

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