Prezygapophysis


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Pre`zyg`a`poph´y`sis


n.1.(Anat.) An anterior zygapophysis.
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spdl, posterior spinodiapophyseal lamina; prdl, prezygodiapophyseal lamina; pre, prezygapophysis; prpl, prezygoparapophyseal lamina; spol, spinopostzygapophyseal lamina; sprl, spinoprezygapophyseal lamina; sut, suture line; tia, tibial articulation; tap, triangular aliform process; vh, ventral hollow; vlc, ventrolateral crest.
transversely placed), and a long neural prezygapophysis in caudal vertebrae as already discussed in former studies (e.g.
CL, centrum length; CR, centrum ratio: CL/PCD; PCD, post-centural diameter; PO, postzygapophysis; PR, prezygapophysis. CHIS Specimen PCD CL CR PR-PR PR-PO 6840 0.50 1.40 2.80 1.30 2.05 6841 0.40 1.30 3.25 1.10 -- 6842 0.70 2.00 2.85 -- --