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(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to a vertebra.

Origin: L. Vertebralis

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Identification Help - Bone Found at Beach

... Australian coast). It feels solid in the hand, too heavy for a bird bone. It measures about 10cm long. The bone doesn't look like any skull or vertebral bone I've seen, but does have a small central passage for something to pass through (the entrance of which is seen on the image with a half ...

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by miranda827
Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:55 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Identification Help - Bone Found at Beach
Replies: 1
Views: 1859

Human Spine Question

... Medicine) and now I have come to the Spine so here it is. This is what I think I true, The Spine is made up of The Spinal collumn 33 Vertebrae The Vertebral Collumn 26 Bones The Spine 36 Vertebrae The Spinal Cord So I think that is right so far I wanted to know, The Vertebral Collumn Protects the ...

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by Shadowfoot50
Sat May 08, 2010 7:14 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Spine Question
Replies: 1
Views: 2177

Old bone

I initially thought so too but there is no acetabulum. After some discussion with colleagues we were thinking a cervial spine. Perhaps the vertebral column has broken off?

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by johnzon
Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:33 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Old bone
Replies: 8
Views: 10415

Vertebrates and invertebrates

a vertebrate is any animal with a stiff vertebral column present. Both vertebrates and invertebrates have a notochord: a flexible stiffening rod that they retain as adults

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by nova707
Sat Dec 05, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Vertebrates and invertebrates
Replies: 11
Views: 11367

vertebral compressure fracture will cause constipation?

http://www.aafp.org/afp/20040101/111.html what is the reason behind? many thanks

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by theverity
Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: vertebral compressure fracture will cause constipation?
Replies: 0
Views: 1217
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