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(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

(anatomy) a natural outgrowth or projection on an organ or body part such as the process of a vertebra

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Reid S, Rivett D, Katekar M and Callister R (2008) Sustained natural apophyseal glides (SNAG's) are an effective treatment for cervicogenic dizziness.
This may be due to the enlarged Verte-Span footplates that more easily reach the weight bearing apophyseal ring of the vertebral body.
The trolley track sign derives from the 2 lateral lines of ossification representing the apophyseal joint capsules, and the dagger sign from the central line of ossification visible on the AP view.
When discussing proximal hamstring injuries, one must also consider apophyseal avulsions of the ischial tuberosity.
The presence of traumatic injuries--two healed fractures of left ribs six and nine (Figure 3), and damage to cervical vertebrae two and three that resulted in left apophyseal joint fusion (Figure 4)--in addition to vertebral degenerative osteophytes of vertebral bodies and a large syndesmophyte extending from the right side of the first sacral vertebra, attests to the effects of physical rigours and advanced age.
elegans closely resembles Absidia species in producing pyriform, apophyseal, multispored sporangia on sporangiophores which arise on stolons but typically not opposite rhizoids (Fig.
These joints have a loose capsule and a synovial lining, thus they are apophyseal joints.