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ἀπόφυ^σις , εως, ,
A.side-shoot, Thphr.HP6.4.4, Plb.18.18.10(pl.): metaph., “μιᾶς φύσεως ἀποφύσειςDam.Pr.100.
II. in Anatomy, process of a bone, i. e. the prominence to which a tendon is attached, Hp.Art.45; “. ὀδοντοειδήςprocessus dentatus, Gal.UP12.7, etc.; “. στυλοειδεῖςRuf.Onom.142; of the βρογχίαι, ib.159.
2. branch of an artery, Gal.8.319; of a nerve, Id.UP9.9; of the urethra, ib.15.3 (but . σκωληκοειδής is f.l.for ἐπίφυσις, ib.8.14; the two words distd. by Id.2.733).
III. Archit., member connecting shaft and base of column, Vitr.4.7.3.
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    • Polybius, Histories, 18.18.10
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 45
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