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Medical Term:

accessory process of lumbar vertebra

 

Definition: a small apophysis at the posterior part of the base of the transverse process of each of the lumbar vertebrae.

Synonym(s): processus accessorius vertebrae lumbalisTA, accessory tubercle1

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