Zygapophysis

Zyg`a·poph'y·sis noun ; plural Zygapophyses . [ Greek zygo`n a yoke + English 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...
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zygapophysis

Origin: Gr. A yoke + E. Apophysis. ... <anatomy> One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See Vertebra. Zygapophys'ial. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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zygapophysis

(zi″gә-pof´ĭ-sis) the joint between two adjacent vertebrae; called also facet joint.
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Zygapophysis

• (n.) One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under Vertebra.
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zygapophysis

zygapophysis An articular process of a vertebra.
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zygapophysis

Greek zygon = yoke, apo = from, physis = growth; the articular process of a vertebra. The downward "growth" of the vertebra above articulates with the upward "growth" of the vertebra below, forming a zygapophyseal joint.
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