Definition of neurapophysis in US English:

neurapophysis

noun

Anatomy Zoology
rare
  • 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.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From neuro- + apophysis.

Pronunciation

neurapophysis

/njʊərəˈpɒfɪsɪs/