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1. apophysis

noun. (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.

Synonyms

  • enation

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • devolution

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2. apophysis

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

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  • process
  • vertebra
  • outgrowth

Antonyms

  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease

Sentences with apophysis


1. Noun, singular or mass
The biggest is Pseudotherathosa apophysis; adults can measure 13 inches across.

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