Synonyms for apophysis


1. apophysis, plant process, enation
usage: (botany) a natural swelling or enlargement: at the base of the stalk or seta in certain mosses or on the cone scale of certain conifers
2. apophysis, process, outgrowth, appendage
usage: (anatomy) a natural outgrowth or projection on an organ or body part such as the process of a vertebra
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