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n. apófisis

Translation: apophysis

Definition of apófisis in English

Prominencia ósea cuya función principal es articularse con otro hueso o servir de punto de inserción muscular.

Definition of apófisis in Spanish

Bony prominence which connects to another bone or serves as a muscular insertion point.

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n. apófisis articular inferior

Translation: inferior articular process

Definition of apófisis articular inferior in English

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

Definition of apófisis articular inferior in Spanish

Bone protrusion, located at the inferior and posterior part of the vertebral arch, that allows for intervertebral articulation.

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n. apófisis articular superior

Translation: superior articular process

Definition of apófisis articular superior in English

Protuberancia ósea que surge de la parte superior y posterior del arco vertebral que permite la articulación intervertebral para dar unidad a la columna vertebral.

Definition of apófisis articular superior in Spanish

Bone protrusion, located at the superior and posterior part of the vertebral arch, that allows for intervertebral articulation.

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n. 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.

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n. 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.

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n. apófisis transversal

Translation: transverse process

Definition of apófisis transversal 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 transversal in English

apófisis transversa

Definition of apófisis transversal 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.