vertebra segment


English-Russian dictionary of program "Mir-Shuttle". . 2015.

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  • vertebra — means ‘a segment of the backbone’; in the plural vertebrae (pronounced ver ti bree) it refers to the backbone as a whole …   Modern English usage

  • Vertebra — A vertebra is one of 33 bony segments that form the spinal column of humans. There are 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 5 sacral (fused into one sacrum bone) and 4 coccygeal (fused into one coccyx bone). * * * One of the segments of the spinal… …   Medical dictionary

  • Vertebra — A vertebra (plural: vertebrae ) is an individual irregular bone in the spinal or vertebral column ( aka ischis), a flexuous and flexible column that is a defining characteristic of vertebrate animals.There are normally thirty three (33) vertebrae …   Wikipedia

  • Vertebra — Als Wirbel (lat. vertebra) wird in der Anatomie das knöcherne Element der Wirbelsäule bezeichnet. Der Wirbel besteht aus dem Wirbelkörper, dem Wirbelbogen, zwei Querfortsätzen (je einer rechts und links), dem Dornfortsatz und vier… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vertebra —   n. (pl. brae ) segment of backbone.    ♦ vertebral, a.    ♦ vertebrate, n. & a. (animal) having a backbone.    ♦ vertebration, n. division into segments; firmness …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • vertebra — n. (pl. vertebrae) 1 each segment of the backbone. 2 (in pl.) the backbone. Derivatives: vertebral adj. Etymology: L f. vertere turn …   Useful english dictionary

  • skeleton — skeletonless, adj. skeletonlike, adj. /skel i tn/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. the bones of a human or an animal considered as a whole, together forming the framework of the body. 2. any of various structures forming a rigid framework in an invertebrate.… …   Universalium

  • Spinal cord — Latin medulla spinalis The spinal cord nested in the vertebral column …   Wikipedia

  • part — A portion. SYN: pars [TA]. abdominal p. of aorta SYN: abdominal aorta. abdominal p. of esophagus [TA] the portion of the esophagus from where it passes through the diaphragm to the stomach. See …   Medical dictionary

  • Vein — A blood vessel that carries blood low in oxygen content from the body back to the heart. The deoxygenated form of hemoglobin (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood makes it appear dark. Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system… …   Medical dictionary

  • Abdomen — Female Belly In vertebrates such as mammals the abdomen (belly) constitutes the part of the body between the thorax (chest) and pelvis. The region enclosed by the abdomen is termed the abdominal cavity. In arthropods it is the most distal section …   Wikipedia


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