Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of transverse process in English:
A lateral process of a vertebra.
- A fracture of the transverse process of a lumbar vertebra may damage the ureter.
- This section passes through the third lumbar vertebra, its transverse process, spine, and superior articular process.
- Dorsal ribs have a concave head that fits the convex end of the transverse process of the dorsal vertebra.
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