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Either of the two dorsal processes of a vertebra, each consisting of a pedicle and lamina, which unite in the midline to form the vertebral (neural) arch.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From neuro- + apophysis.
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