Vertebra

[software] Vertebra is a framework that aims to simplify writing applications in The Cloud written by Engine Yard. == Release == It was released under the GNU Lesser General Public License 3 at the end of 2008. == Technologies == Vertebra is written in a combination of Ruby and Erlang. == Public reception == It has been characterized as a S...
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vertebra

A component of the vertebral column, or backbone, found in vertebrates.
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Vertebra

The spine is made up of many vertebrae. The largest ever found were neck vertebrae that belonged to the long-necked dinosaur Seismosaurus; they are over 6 feet (1.8 m) long.
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vertebra

[n] - one of the bony segments of the spinal column
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Vertebra

One of the ring shaped bones that sit on top of each other to form the spinal column (backbone) and encase and protect the spinal cord. Plural: Vertebrae
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Vertebra

any one of the 33 bones that make up the spine
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Vertebra

One of the 33 small bones which form the spinal column or backbone.
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Vertebra

A bony segment of the spinal column.
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Vertebra

Vertebra: A vertebra is one of 33 bony segments that form the spinal column of humans. There are 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 5 sacral (fused into one sacrum bone) and 4 coccygeal (fused into one coccyx bone).
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Vertebra

Ver'te·bra noun ; plural Vertebræ . [ Latin vertebra , from vertere to turn, change. See Verse .] 1. (Anat.) One of the serial segments of the spinal column. » In many fishes the vertebræ are simple cartilaginous disks or short...
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vertebra

<anatomy> One of 23 bones (excluding the sacrum) in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions that comprise the spine. There are 7 cervical vertebrae, 12 thoracic and 5 lumbar vertebrae. The bottom of the spine is fused and forms the sacrum. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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vertebra

noun one of the bony segments of the spinal column
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vertebra

(vur´tә-brә) any of the separate segments comprising the vertebral column; there are normally 33 of them, differing in size and structure according to location. The sacral vertebrae fuse to form the sacrum, and the coccygeal vertebrae fuse to form the coccyx.
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Vertebra

• (n.) One of the serial segments of the spinal column. • (n.) One of the central ossicles in each joint of the arms of an ophiuran.
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vertebra

(from the article `joint`) There are 23 intervertebral disks, one between each pair of vertebrae below the first cervical vertebra, or atlas, and above the second sacral ... Each vertebra, in higher vertebrates, consists of a ventral body, or centrum, surmounted by a Y-shaped neural arch. The arch extends a spinous ... ...the nervous...
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vertebra

Any of the bones that make up of the spinal column, or backbone, of a vertebrate. In humans, there are 26 vertebra, including: • 7 cervical vertebrae • 12 thoracic vertebrae • 5 lumbar vertebrae • sacrum (5 fused sacral vertebrae) • coccyx (4-5 fused caudal vertebrae) Gen...
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vertebra

Type: Term Pronunciation: ver′tĕ-bră, -brē Definitions: 1. One of the segments of the vertebral column; in humans, there are usually 33 vertebrae: seven cervical, twelve thoracic, five lumbar, five sacral (fused into one bone, the sacrum), and four coccygeal (fused into one bone, the coccyx).
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vertebra

Latin verto = I turn; hence, one of the movable bones of the backbone which seems to be shaped for rotation.
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Vertebra

An individual segment of the backbone of a fish.
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Vertebra

an individual segment of the backbone of a fish.
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Vertebra

[anatomy] Each vertebra (pl. vertebrae) in a vertebrate’s spinal column is a complex structure composed of bone and some hyaline cartilage, which varies according to the area of backbone and species involved. There are several variations of the basic configuration of a vertebra. Vertebrates take their name from the presence of vertebrae i...
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