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splanchnapophysis splanch·na·poph·y·sis (splāngk’nə-pŏf’ĭ-sĭs)
An apophysis of a vertebra, lying on the side that is opposite the neural apophysis and enclosing a viscus.
splanch’na·po·phys’i·al or splanch’na·po·phys’e·al (splāngk’nə-pə-fĭz’ē-əl, splānk’nə-pŏf’ĭ-sē’əl) adj.


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