Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In herpetology, the wedge-shaped process from the fore part of the neural arch of the vertebræ of serpents and some lizards, which fits into a corresponding fossa, the zygantrum, on the posterior part of the neural arch of a preceding vertebra, and serves thus to interlock the series of arches more effectually than would be done by zygapophyse's alone. Compare cut under zygantrum
- n. anatomy A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa called the zygantrum on the back part of the arch in front.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Anat.) A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebræ of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the
zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.
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