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n. apófisis transversas (apófisis transversa)

Translation: transverse process

Definition of apófisis transversa in English

Prominencia ósea pequeña, que surge de los lados derecho e izquierdo de la vértebra, conectada con los músculos espinales y los ligamentos, además de servir de punto de articulación a la costilla en la columna torácica.

Synonyms of apófisis transversa in English

apófisis transversal

Definition of apófisis transversa in Spanish

Small bone protrusion that extends from the right and left sides of the vertebra, which attaches to spinal muscles and ligaments and, in the thoracic spine, serves as the point of articulation with the rib.