zygapophyses


zygapophyses
n. protuberances of the vertebrae (Anatomy, Zoology)

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  • Zygapophyses — Zygapophysis yg a*poph y*sis, n.; pl. {Zygapophyses}. [Gr. ? a yoke + E. apophysis.] (Anat.) One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under {Vertebra}. {Zyg ap*o*phys… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Зигапофизы — (Zygapophyses) сочленовные отростки позвонков, имеющиеся в числе двух пар: одной передней и одной задней и служащие для сочленения соседних позвонков …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • skeleton — skeletonless, adj. skeletonlike, adj. /skel i tn/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. the bones of a human or an animal considered as a whole, together forming the framework of the body. 2. any of various structures forming a rigid framework in an invertebrate.… …   Universalium

  • Vertebra — Ver te*bra, n.; pl. {Vertebr[ae]}. [L. vertebra, fr. vertere to turn, change. See {Verse}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) One of the serial segments of the spinal column. [1913 Webster] Note: In many fishes the vertebr[ae] are simple cartilaginous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vertebrae — Vertebra Ver te*bra, n.; pl. {Vertebr[ae]}. [L. vertebra, fr. vertere to turn, change. See {Verse}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) One of the serial segments of the spinal column. [1913 Webster] Note: In many fishes the vertebr[ae] are simple… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zygapophysial — Zygapophysis yg a*poph y*sis, n.; pl. {Zygapophyses}. [Gr. ? a yoke + E. apophysis.] (Anat.) One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under {Vertebra}. {Zyg ap*o*phys… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zygapophysis — yg a*poph y*sis, n.; pl. {Zygapophyses}. [Gr. ? a yoke + E. apophysis.] (Anat.) One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under {Vertebra}. {Zyg ap*o*phys i*al}, a. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zygapophysis — noun (plural zygapophyses) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1854 any of the articular processes of the neural arch of a vertebra of which there are usually two anterior and two posterior …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ichthyostega — Taxobox name = Ichthyostega fossil range = Fossil range|367|362.5 Famennian (Late Devonian) image width = 250px image caption = Life restoration of Ichthyostega after Ahlberg, 2005. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata superclassis = Tetrapoda… …   Wikipedia

  • Snake skeleton — A snake skeleton consists primarily of the skull, vertebrae, and ribs, with only vestigial remnants of the limbs. Contents 1 Skull …   Wikipedia


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