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hemo- +‎ apophysis


hemapophysis (plural hemapophyses)

  1. (anatomy) The second element in each half of a hemal arch, corresponding to the sternal part of a rib.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hemapophysis in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)