noun, plural ver·te·brae [vur-tuh-bree, -brey], /ˈvɜr təˌbri, -ˌbreɪ/, ver·te·bras.Anatomy, Zoology.
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Origin of vertebra
Words nearby vertebra
Example sentences from the Web for vertebra
These vertebrae also preserve annual growth bands, like the rings of a tree, showing how the fish grew.Newborn megalodon sharks were larger than most adult humans|Carolyn Gramling|January 12, 2021|Science News
I have no idea when the second vertebra went out during the battle.
One vertebra had given way in Ganjigal when I picked up an Askar and slipped in the bloody mud under him.
Such a contrivance would save his feet, check his perspiration, and console his dorsal vertebra.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
But I also find the petrified vertebra of an antediluvian animal upon which the Trojans have carved a large owls head.Troy and its Remains|Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
The ball passed through the liver and diaphragm, and lodged in the vertebra.Great Events in the History of North and South America|Charles A. Goodrich
Pleurapoph′ysis, a lateral process of a vertebra, with the morphological character of a rib:—pl.
Probably not; and more especially if it is a lumbar artery, and injured in the foramen through which it passes from the vertebra.Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society|Joseph Bradford Cox