A synovial joint between the prezygapophysis of one vertebra and the postzygapophysis of the vertebra directly above it. There are two facet joints in each spinal motion segment[WP]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zygapophysial_joint ]

Synonyms: zygapophyseal joint facet joint joint of vertebral arch joint of vertebral articular process spinal facet joint zygapophysial joint

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d2/Gray90.png

has related synonym

articulationes zygapophysiales

id

UBERON:0001067