Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy, a median process or apophysis from the under or ventral side of the centrum of a vertebra: opposed to epapophysis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) A process, or other element, of a vertebra developed from the ventral side of the centrum, as hæmal spines, and chevron bones.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun anatomy A process, or other element, of a vertebra developed from the ventral side of the centrum.

Etymologies

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hypo- +‎ apophysis

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