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n. -A natural outgrowth or projection on an organ or body part such as the process of a vertebra; At the base of the stalk or seta in certain mosses or on the cone scale of certain conifers.

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  • The position of the umbo on the apophysis is the basis of Koehne's subdivision of the section Haploxylon.
  • Plus I'm using fractal imaging software (called apophysis) and hubble images to make some cool flying through space videos using Magix video software.
  • The seta widens out at the base of the capsule into a region known as the apophysis.
  • Thanks for the feature, I'm glad my little bit of apophysis screenplay wasn't a complete waste. for more
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