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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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Senglet (2004) shows that in copula the male bulb position on the female epigynum is fixed by retrolateral tibial apophysis, which anchors in the anterior epigynal pocket, median and terminal apophyses that press on the margins of the epigynum.
Left male palps in ventral view are used for describing the origin points of the embolus, apophyses and conductor on the tegulum.
birabeni is readily separated because of its small size, its lighter coloration, and the distinctive small apophyses on VL carinae of metasomal segment V).
Bulb triangular, embolus very short; palpal tibia with two apophyses, one laterally and the other ventrally directed (Figs 41-43).
Papillae anales intermediate in size; apophyses anteriores and posteriores narrow and long; ostium slightly sclerotized; ductus bursae slightly sclerotized and wrinkled; corpus bursae shorter than accessory bursae, with a large signum; accessory bursae wrinkled (Figs.
He added "The mineralising system we are seeing at Nevera is very similar to prototype porphyry Cu and Cu/Au systems seen around the world with a large central intrusion surrounded by variably mineralized multiple porphyry apophyses, sitting at the base of a large mineralised hypothermal system with multiple mineral deposits, and this bodes well for future drilling".
longibulbi, when the female raised her body, the male clasped onto her fangs using the tibial apophyses (Fig.
Style with strongly bilobed apophyses, slightly pointed inner lobe shorter than bluntly pointed outer one (Fig.
Front apophyses thick and wavy; rear apophyses thick, slightly shorter than front.
Typically, when the female did this behavior, the male lunged toward the female and clasped her chelicerae with the tibial apophyses.