[ prō′tō-vûr′tə-brə ]
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A mesodermal somite. No longer in technical use.
The caudal half of a sclerotome that is the primordium of the vertebral centrum.provertebra
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At about the level of the fifth protovertebra the first trace of the urinary system appears.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour