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  • noun Plural form of vertebra.; the bones that make up the spinal column.

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Examples

  • A clefting abnormality in vertebrae (small bones that make up the spine) that gives them a "flying butterfly" appearance on X-rays.

    Alagille Syndrome Glossary

  • Perhaps the most remarkable thing about sauropod vertebrae is how pneumatic they were – the lateral fossae, and the interior of the vertebrae, were occupied, in life, by air sacs.

    ‘Angloposeidon’, the unreported story, part II

  • Perhaps the most remarkable thing about sauropod vertebrae is how pneumatic they were – the lateral fossae, and the interior of the vertebrae, were occupied, in life, by air sacs.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Found out I have a straight neck, my 1st vertebrae is out of alignment and a have some entraped nerves.

    Yawnnn....

  • Think of your spine as a column of doughnuts separated by nice wedges of Havarti cheese: The vertebrae are the doughnut portion, and inside the holes travels the spinal cord;

    You Being Beautiful

  • Figure 7.1 Spinal Trap Your vertebrae are a lot like a squishy jelly doughnuts; in between the vertebrae are discs, which, if they come out of alignment, can lead to intense back pain.

    You Being Beautiful

  • Think of your spine as a column of doughnuts separated by nice wedges of Havarti cheese: The vertebrae are the doughnut portion, and inside the holes travels the spinal cord;

    You Being Beautiful

  • Figure 7.1 Spinal Trap Your vertebrae are a lot like a squishy jelly doughnuts; in between the vertebrae are discs, which, if they come out of alignment, can lead to intense back pain.

    You Being Beautiful

  • The Mexican golden trout typically has between 56 and 58 vertebrae, which is six to eight fewer than the number found in the Río del Presidio trout.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The Mexican golden trout typically has between 56 and 58 vertebrae, which is six to eight fewer than the number found in the Río del Presidio trout.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

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