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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A relative weak point exists between ring apophysis and the vertebral body until the fusion completes [10,11].
Its invariable location within an epiphysis or an apophysis is the main characteristic feature for diagnosis.
16,17,19) Males are almost three times more likely to suffer a PRAF since the ring apophysis fuses later in age than females.
2) Danaus chrysippus Cramer Fore wing furiginous black with very broad subhyaline streaks and bluish white spots; apophysis rod like, corpus bursae bean shaped Danaus limniace Cramer
Male palp yellow except yellowish brown cymbium and dark brown tinges on tegulum; tegular apophysis broad basally and pointed apically; cymbium longer than wide with yellowish brown hairs, apical part short, with long and strong basal spur whose pointed end curved inward; embolus long, coiled; tibia with numerous long yellow hairs; retrolateral tibial apophysis long, directed outward, basal portion broad, apex pointed and slightly curved inward; ventral tibial apophysis short, apex rounded 'C' shaped; patella and femur without long hairs or spines.
kassenjicola Strand, 1906, all of which exhibit an embolus with a characteristic distal apophysis and coil.
Endoperidium with crystalline matter (pruinose); delimited peristome; long pedicel (up to 13 mm high); plicate apophysis Geastrum pectinatum 4.
As the fusion of the anterior superior iliac spine apophysis occurs later than the fusion of the anterior inferior iliac spine, the fractures of the anterior superior iliac spine are more common in older adolescents and young adults.
Literature review suggests that the ossification of iliac crest apophysis is not uniform resulting in discrepancies while using this method for bone age calculation.
GCT most commonly occurs in the epiphysis or apophysis of a bone.
13) During this time, the non-fused apophysis is inherently weak and is particularly vulnerable to traction injuries resulting in inflammatory changes.
The male tibial retrolateral apophysis is used as a lock mechanism to anchor the male palp onto the epigynum and prevents its rotation.