Adjective "apophyseal" definition and examples

(Apophyseal may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌapəˈfɪsɪəl/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'As water is the main component of the disc, loss of fluid leads to a fall in disc height and abnormal loading of other spinal structures such as the apophyseal joints.'
  2. 'Manual therapy procedures may include joint mobilization directed toward the apophyseal joints or costotransverse joints.'

More definitions

1. Anatomy, Botany. an outgrowth; process; projection or protuberance.

2. Architecture. apophyge.

More examples(as adjective)

"points can be apophyseal."

"pits can be apophyseal."

"articulationses can be apophyseal."

Origin

(apophysis)