processus
SYN: process (1). [L. see process]
- p. accessorius vertebrae lumbalis [TA] SYN: accessory process of lumbar vertebra.
- p. alveolaris maxillae SYN: alveolar process of maxilla. SEE ALSO: alveolar bone (2).
- p. anterior mallei [TA] SYN: anterior process of malleus.
- p. articularis [TA] SYN: articular process.
- p. articularis superior ossis sacri [TA] SYN: superior articular process of sacrum.
- p. ascendens an upward extension of the embryonic pterygoquadrate cartilage; it develops into the greater wing of the sphenoid bone. SYN: ascending process.
- p. brevis SYN: lateral process of malleus.
- p. calcaneus ossis cuboidei [TA] SYN: calcaneal process of cuboid.
- p. caudatus [TA] SYN: caudate process.
- p. ciliaris [TA] SYN: ciliary process.
- p. clinoideus [TA] SYN: clinoid process.
- p. clinoideus anterior [TA] SYN: anterior clinoid process.
- p. clinoideus medius [TA] SYN: middle clinoid process.
- p. clinoideus posterior [TA] SYN: posterior clinoid process.
- p. cochleariformis [TA] a bony angular process (the termination of the septum of the pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube) above the anterior end of the vestibular window, forming a pulley over which the tendon of the tensor tympani muscle plays. SYN: cochleariform process, p. trochleariformis.
- p. condylaris mandibulae [TA] SYN: condylar process of mandible.
- p. coracoideus [TA] SYN: coracoid process.
- p. coronoideus SYN: coronoid process.
- p. coronoideus mandibulae [TA] SYN: coronoid process of the mandible.
- p. coronoideus ulnae [TA] SYN: coronoid process of the ulna.
- p. costalis [TA] SYN: costal process.
- p. ethmoidalis conchae nasalis inferioris [TA] SYN: ethmoidal process of inferior nasal concha.
- p. falciformis ligamenti sacrotuberalis [TA] SYN: falciform process of sacrotuberous ligament.
- p. ferreini SYN: medullary ray.
- p. frontalis maxillae [TA] SYN: frontal process of maxilla.
- p. frontalis ossis zygomatici [TA] SYN: frontal process of zygomatic bone.
- p. gracilis SYN: anterior process of malleus.
- p. intrajugularis [TA] SYN: intrajugular process.
- p. jugularis ossis occipitalis [TA] SYN: jugular process of occipital bone.
- p. lacrimalis conchae nasalis inferioris [TA] SYN: lacrimal process of inferior nasal concha.
- p. lateralis mallei [TA] SYN: lateral process of malleus.
- p. lateralis tali [TA] SYN: lateral process of talus.
- p. lateralis tuberis calcanei [TA] SYN: lateral process of calcaneal tuberosity.
- p. lenticularis incudis [TA] SYN: lenticular process of incus.
- p. mammillaris vertebrae lumbalis [TA] SYN: mammillary process of lumbar vertebra.
- p. mastoideus [TA] SYN: mastoid process.
- p. mastoideus partis petrosae ossis temporalis [TA] SYN: mastoid process of petrous part of temporal bone.
- p. maxillaris conchae nasalis inferioris [TA] SYN: maxillary process of inferior nasal concha.
- p. medialis tuberis calcanei [TA] SYN: medial process of calcaneal tuberosity.
- p. muscularis cartilaginis arytenoideae [TA] SYN: muscular process of arytenoid cartilage.
- p. orbitalis ossis palatini [TA] SYN: orbital process of palatine bone.
- p. palatinus ossis maxillae [TA] SYN: palatine process of maxilla.
- p. papillaris lobi caudati hepatis [TA] SYN: papillary process of caudate lobe of liver.
- p. paramastoideus [TA] SYN: paramastoid process.
- p. posterior cartilaginis septi nasi [TA] SYN: posterior process of septal cartilage.
- p. posterior tali [TA] SYN: posterior process of talus.
- p. pterygoideus ossis sphenoidalis [TA] SYN: pterygoid process of sphenoid bone.
- p. pterygospinosus [TA] SYN: pterygospinous process.
- p. pyramidalis ossis palatini [TA] SYN: pyramidal process of palatine bone.
- p. ravii SYN: anterior process of malleus.
- p. retromandibularis SYN: deep part of parotid gland.
- p. retromandibularis glandulae parotidis SYN: deep part of parotid gland.
- p. sphenoidalis cartilaginis septi nasi posterior process of septal cartilage.
- p. sphenoidalis ossis palatini [TA] SYN: sphenoidal process of palatine bone.
- p. spinosus [TA] SYN: spine of sphenoid bone.
- p. spinosus vertebrae [TA] SYN: spinous process of vertebra.
- p. styloideus ossis metacarpalis III [TA] SYN: styloid process of third metacarpal bone.
- p. styloideus ossis temporalis [TA] SYN: styloid process of temporal bone.
- p. styloideus radii [TA] SYN: styloid process of radius.
- p. styloideus ulnae [TA] SYN: styloid process of ulna.
- p. supraepicondylaris humeri [TA] SYN: supracondylar process of humerus.
- p. temporalis ossis zygomatici [TA] SYN: temporal process of zygomatic bone.
- p. transversus vertebrae [TA] SYN: transverse process of vertebra.
- p. trochleariformis SYN: p. cochleariformis.
- p. trochlearis SYN: fibular trochlea of calcaneus.
- p. uncinatus ossis ethmoidalis [TA] SYN: uncinate process of ethmoid bone.
- p. uncinatus pancreatis [TA] SYN: uncinate process of pancreas.
- p. uncinatus vertebrae cervicalis [TA] SYN: uncinate process of cervical vertebra.
- p. uncinatus vertebrae thoracicae primae [TA] SYN: uncinate process of first thoracic vertebra.
- p. vaginalis ossis sphenoidalis [TA] SYN: vaginal process of sphenoid bone.
- p. vaginalis peritonei SYN: p. vaginalis of peritoneum.
- p. vaginalis of peritoneum a peritoneal diverticulum in the embryonic lower anterior abdominal wall that traverses the inguinal canal; in the male it forms the tunica vaginalis testis and normally loses its connection with the peritoneal cavity; a persistent p. vaginalis in the female is known as the canal of Nuck. SYN: Nuck diverticulum, p. vaginalis peritonei, vaginal process of peritoneum, vaginal process of testis.
- p. vermiformis SYN: appendix (2).
- p. vocalis cartilaginis arytenoideae [TA] SYN: vocal process of arytenoid cartilage.
- p. xiphoideus [TA] SYN: xiphoid process.
- p. zygomaticus maxillae [TA] SYN: zygomatic process of maxilla.
- p. zygomaticus ossis frontalis [TA] SYN: zygomatic process of frontal bone.
- p. zygomaticus ossis temporalis [TA] SYN: zygomatic process of temporal bone.

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pro·ces·sus prō-'ses-əs n, pl processus PROCESS (2)

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pro·ces·sus (pro-sesґəs) pl. procesґsus [L.] [TA] process: anatomic terminology for a prominence or projection.

Descriptions are given on TA terms, and include anglicized names of specific processes.


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