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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Males of Hemicloea sundevalli Thorell, 1870 have a large retrolateral tibial apophysis (RTA) with long barb-shaped processes at the base of the apophysis.
An os acromiale (OA) arises from a fusion failure of the anterior acromial apophysis.
Diagnosis: The male can be recognised by the shape of the dorsal tibial apophysis, which extends past the base of the cymbium (Fig.
Patellal apophysis broad, dorsally concave; RTA more than half the tibial length, with distinctly extending distal end; lateral tibial apophysis absent; cymbial furrow less than 1/3 of cymbial length; conductor short, basal lamella indistinct, dorsal apophysis about the same size as conductor; median apophysis small, spoon-shaped, without free standing anterior edge, arising posteriorly; embolus short, filiform, prolateral in origin, thread originating near middle of tegular sclerite (Figs.
2, arrowed); tibia short, with curved ventral tibial apophysis (VTA) and relatively straight retrolateral tibial apophysis (LTA) (Fig.
Hyllus insularis, male, ocular area, frontal view (A), palp ventral view (B), palp lateral view (C), Lateral tibial apophysis (D).
Left paramere: moderately splayed out; relatively elongate, strongly sclerotized, distally recurved apophysis or posterior process; anterior process sclerotized, fingerlike projected medially and sitting flat in repose, hooked over proctiger; additional process on anterior dorsal margin present, moderate size, weakly pointed apically, oriented in plane of anterior and posterior processes; few elongate, bristlelike, ventrally projected setae medially along outer posterior margin of apophysis.
The osseous lower extremity anatomy in a child is very complex and sensitive, consisting of a proximal femoral physis, trochanteric apophysis, dense bone, and a small neck.
Hemispermatophore: basal portion very developed; distal lamina short and curved, smaller than the basal portion; distal crest parallel to and almost transversal to the posterior margin, with a transversal crest; internal lobe with a small bilobate apophysis in its external surface that is not connected with the laminar apophysis (Fig.
Two non-anomalous stream sediment samples taken during this study constrain the source of pronounced gold anomaly, in a Regional Geochemical Survey sample, (which was the highest in the Map Sheet area) to the lower part of Noman Creek, where a projected apophysis of the Silver King Porphyry intersects the creek.
Median apophysis large, brush hook shaped, denticulated at bottom, upper part strongly developed.
8]), subtriangular, median margin straight, lateral margins broadly concave, with a long apophysis (Figs.