Prezygapophysis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Prezygapophysis (Anat) An anterior zygapophysis.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n prezygapophysis An anterior or superior zygapophysis; in man, a superior oblique or articular process of a vertebra: opposed to postzygapophysis. See zygapophysis, and cuts under dorsal, lumbar, sacrum, xenarthral, vertebra, and hypapophysis.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Pre-, and Zygapophysis

Usage

In literature:

The prezygapophysis of each vertebra articulates with the preceding postzygapophysis by a smooth dorsal surface.
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