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  • adj. Of or pertaining to an apophysis.

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  • adj. of or relating to an apophysis


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  • I also have a disc prolapse of the lower spine and osteoarthiritis of the apophyseal joints in the spine itself.

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  • It is characterized by involvement of the sacroiliac joints, the spinal apophyseal joints, and the paravertebral soft tissues.

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  • n. - offshoot; projecting part, especially of bone. apophyseal, apophysial, adj. apophysate, adj.



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