Accessory process - Processus accessorius

Description

The accessory process is an inferior tubercle of the lower thoracic vertebrae situated at the back part of the base of the costal process, rudiment of the original transverse process.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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