from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Anatomy The superior or articular surface of the transverse process of a vertebra.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The dorsal transverse process of a vertebra
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The dorsal transverse, or tubercular, process of a vertebra. See vertebra.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The transverse process proper of a vertebra; the lateral process from each side of the neural arch, paired with its fellow of the opposite side of the same vertebra.
di(a)- + apophysis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)