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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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Alternative diagnoses to consider include disc disease (herniation, degeneration), muscle or ligament strain, hyperlordotic back pain, ring apophyseal injury, discitis, osteomyelitis, neoplasm, and non-spinal disorders.
The pathogenesis of cervical spine involvement in PJIA is synovial inflammation, hyperemia, and pannus formation at the occipitoatlantoaxial joints resulting in apophyseal joint ankylosis or fusion at C23 (vertebrae no.
Keywords: Cervicogenic Headache Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glide Posterior Anterior Vertebral Mobilization Mulligan Mobilization.
To our knowledge, there is little research on the effect of the commonly found apophyseal injury on dancer's movement patterns and the challenges these injuries may pose to technical demands of dance and dance pedagogy.
When presented with an adolescent athlete experiencing back pain, the differential diagnosis should include muscle strain, disc herniation, spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis, facet impingement and myofascial pain, as well as other less common conditions such as ring apophyseal avulsions, and non-musculoskeletal conditions such as infection and neoplasm.
Reid S, Rivett D, Katekar M and Callister R (2008) Sustained natural apophyseal glides (SNAG's) are an effective treatment for cervicogenic dizziness.
Fractures of the olecranon are usually seen in young dogs and represent apophyseal separations of the olecranon.
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.
elegans closely resembles Absidia species in producing pyriform, apophyseal, multispored sporangia on sporangiophores which arise on stolons but typically not opposite rhizoids (Fig.
Apophysitis is a traction injury that can occur wherever a tendon attaches to bone in an open apophyseal center.
The last apophyseal centers to close in the lower extremity are those in the hips, and, therefore, clinicians should watch for apophysitis of the hip in older adolescent athletes.
Trauma to the hip may lead to apophyseal injuries and the onset of osteoncrosis.
These joints have a loose capsule and a synovial lining, thus they are apophyseal joints.
No wonder 'logos' has an apophyseal connotation; it means "discourse discloses.