HyperDic: vertebra

English > 1 sense of the word vertebra:
NOUNbodyvertebraone of the bony segments of the spinal column
vertebra > pronunciation
Soundsver'tahbrah
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English > vertebra: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningOne of the bony segments of the spinal column.
Part ofspinal column, vertebral column, spine, backbone, back, rachisThe series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
Partsapophysis(anatomy) a natural outgrowth or projection on an organ or body part such as the process of a vertebra
centrumThe main body of a vertebra
transverse processOne of two processes that extend from each vertebra and provide the point of articulation for the ribs
Narrowercervical vertebra, neck boneOne of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region
coccygeal vertebra, caudal vertebraOne of 4 vertebrae in the human coccyx
lumbar vertebraOne of 5 vertebrae in the human vertebral column
sacral vertebraOne of 5 vertebrae in the human spine that fuse in the adult to form the sacrum
thoracic vertebra, dorsal vertebraOne of 12 vertebrae in the human vertebral column
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishvertebra, vértebra
Catalanvèrtebra
Adjectivesintervertebralpertaining to the space between two vertebrae
vertebralof or relating to or constituting / constituting vertebrae

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