|Bone: Accessory process|
|A lumbar vertebra from above and behind. (Accessory process labeled at center right.)|
|Latin||processus accessorius vertebrae lumbalis|
|Gray's||subject #23 106|
Of the tubercles noticed in connection with the transverse processes of the lower thoracic vertebrae, the inferior is situated at the back part of the base of the transverse process, and is called the accessory process.
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