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Vertebral column

vertebral column

The series of vertebrae that extend from the cranium to the coccyx, providing support and forming a flexible bony case for the spinal cord.

Synonym: columna vertebralis, backbone, dorsal spine, rachis, spina dorsalis, spina, spina, spinal column, spine, vertebrarium. The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; the fall broke his back.

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Re: in a human embryo does the cartilage form before muscles?

... talking bout skeletal muscle. Both are from mesoderm.....somites form vertebral column around notochord.

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by gottatagit
Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:18 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: in a human embryo does the cartilage form before muscles?
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Old bone

... 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
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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 ...

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by nova707
Sat Dec 05, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Vertebrates and invertebrates
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Views: 12412

Re: exercises for the back

... are primarily aimed at strengthening the muscles either side of the vertebral column, since these muscles act as supports for the spine. To do it, you should bear in mind ...

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by skeptic
Tue Apr 28, 2009 10:21 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: exercises for the back
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Frog Skeleton Help

... Order ~Arura Family ~Randos Species ~Vettigera SeNarra ~Kana Vettigera Vertebral Column Atlas-1 Vertebras 2” vertebrae Urostyle 10th Vertebrae Typical Vertebrae Centrom Neutral ...

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by jemokn
Mon Sep 15, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Frog Skeleton Help
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