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vertebration

[vur-tuh-brey-shuh n] /ˌvɜr təˈbreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
vertebrate formation.
Origin of vertebration
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; vertebrate + -ion
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  • The vertebration (articulation) of the vertebrates is not outwardly visible like that of the articulates.

    The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel
  • At first we see the vertebration in the hinder region of the skull very clearly.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
British Dictionary definitions for vertebration

vertebration

/ˌvɜːtɪˈbreɪʃən/
noun
1.
the formation of vertebrae or segmentation resembling vertebrae
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