- (anatomy) A process, or other element, of a vertebra developed from the ventral side of the centrum.
- Haemal spines and chevron bones are examples of hypapophysis.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hypapophysis in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)