transverse process a triangular stub, reaching nearly to the line of the anterior face of centrum.
The other, the tuberculum, springs from the transverse process.
The ilium is attached by ligament to the transverse process of one of the vertebrae.
The bullet had struck the transverse process of the lumbar vertebra, but had not given rise to any signs of spinal concussion.
The transverse process of the seventh caudal is perforated by a vertical foramen.
One from the transverse process of each vertebra and the rib immediately behind it, which rib is attached to the next vertebra.
transverse process oblong, curved forward, more than one-half as long as centrum.
On the latter vertebra the first transverse process appears as a short projection on the side of the centrum.
A broad, shallow groove across base of transverse process, the anterior edge of which is emarginate proximally.
The transverse process of the ninth thoracic vertebra is similar to the preceding one, but broader and not bent upward anteriorly.
transverse process n.
A process projecting on either side of the arch of a vertebra.