apophysis

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apophysis

[ə′päf·ə·səs]
(anatomy)
An outgrowth or process on an organ or bone.
(mycology)
A swollen filament in fungi.
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Hall T, Chan HT, Christensen L, Odenthal B, Wells C and Robinson K (2007): Efficacy of a C1-C2 self-sustained natural apophyseal glide (SNAG) in the management of cervicogenic headache.
Other recent predictors of paralysis noted in the literature include subaxial anterior subluxation (> 2 mm) and axial shortening, accompanied by progressive disc collapse, apophyseal joint erosion, spinous process destruction, and subarachnoid narrowing on MRI.
Scully K (2007) Critically Appraised Papers: Efficacy of a C1-C2 self-sustained natural apophyseal glide (SNAG) in the management of cervicogenic headache.
The tests revealed that the ENDOSKELETON([R]) TA's unique dual acid-etched surface and wide apophyseal footprint design performed exceptionally well with respect to pull-out strength.
The morphological changes used to assess spinal involvement in x-ray were syndesmophytes, shining corners, squaring, arthritis of the apophyseal joints, spondylodiscitis, bamboo spine and trolley track sign (13).
Purpose: To examine the effect of a C1-C2 self-sustained natural apophyseal glide (SNAG) on cervicogenic headache.