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n. apófisis espinosas (apófisis espinosa)

Translation: spinous process

Definition of apófisis espinosa in English

Protuberancia ósea localizada en la parte posterior de la vértebra, cuya función principal es proteger el canal medular y servir de inserción para varios músculos del tronco.

Definition of apófisis espinosa in Spanish

Bone protrusion located on the posterior part of the vertebra, which protects the medullar canal and serves as an insertion point for various muscles of the torso.