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protovertebra in Medicine

protovertebra pro·to·ver·te·bra (prō'tō-vûr'tə-brə)
n.

  1. A mesodermal somite. No longer in technical use.

  2. The caudal half of a sclerotome that is the primordium of the vertebral centrum. Also called provertebra.

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