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/ˈvərtəbrə/,
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vertebrae, plural;
  1. Each of the series of small bones forming the backbone, having several projections for articulation and muscle attachment, and a hole through which the spinal cord passes


  1. one of the bony segments of the spinal column
  2. (vertebral) of or relating to or constituting vertebrae
  3. Vertebra is a framework that aims to simplify writing applications in The Cloud written by Engine Yard.
  4. (Vertebrae (album)) Vertebrae is the tenth studio album release by Norwegian progressive black metal band Enslaved. It was released on September 29, 2008, via Indie Recordings in Europe and on October 28, 2008, via Nuclear Blast in the US. ...
  5. Any of the small bones which make up the backbone
  6. (Vertebrae) One of 33 bony segments that form the spinal column. There are 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 5 sacral and 4 coccygeal vertebrae.
  7. (vertebrae) The twenty-four bones that, together with the sacrum and coccyx, comprise the spine
  8. (Vertebrae) Bony segments that form your spinal column. Humans normally have 33 of these stacked on top of each other. There are seven in your neck, 12 in your mid back, five in your low back, five in your sacrum and four in your tailbone.
  9. (Vertebrae) Components of spine and frequent trouble spots for patients with osteoporosis. There are 33 vertebrae.
  10. (Vertebrae) Cylindrical segments of bone that form a column and link together to create the "scaffolding" of the spine.
  11. (Vertebrae) Individual bones of the spine. Fractures of these bones are the most common fractures in people with Osteoporosis.
  12. (Vertebral) Relating to structures or markings that run along the spine of an animal (i.e., vertebral ridge).
  13. (Vertebral) The region over the back bone.
  14. segment of the spinal column, noted as region plus number (C = cervical, T = thoracic, L = Lumbar)
  15. One of the 33 bones of the spinal column. A cervical, thoracic, or lumbar vertebra has a cylindrically–shaped body anteriorly and a neural arch posteriorly (composed primarily of the laminae and pedicles as well as the other structures in the posterior aspect of the vertebra) that protects the ...
  16. Latin verto = I turn; hence, one of the movable bones of the backbone which seems to be shaped for rotation.
  17. From the Latin root meaning to turn, which also gives us "reverse", probably because the vertebral column is just flexible enough to let us twist and turn.
  18. A bone found in most vertebrate animals that is composed of a centrum (body) that is the major force transmitting component, an arch of bone or bones that reaches over and across the neural elements that are dorsal to the vertebral body,  and various processes or extensions depending on the kind ...
  19. INDEX-spine + (2h)V:-CL, DH is held above NDH, then DH only moves up.
  20. This a bone that is used as a building block for the spinal column.
  21. bone segment of the spine, comprised of multiple parts including body, lamina, spinous and transverse process, pedicle, and facet joint
  22. A single spinal bone. More than one spinal bone would be called vertebrae.
  23. A backbone (more information).
  24. One of a chain of bones that make up the backbone. (plural: vertebrae)
  25. The bones that form the spinal column.  They are connected to one another by discs, ligaments, and synovial articulations.