Translation of vertebra in Spanish:


vértebra, n.

Pronunciation /ˈvərdəbrə//ˈvəːtɪbrə/


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    vértebra feminine
    • A fracture of the transverse process of a lumbar vertebra may damage the ureter.
    • The neural spines in posterior dorsal vertebrae lack distinct lateral projections.
    • The other pairs form joints with those of adjoining vertebrae and provide attachment for muscles and ligaments.
    • In Brachycephalus, there is a dermal bony shield that ossifies dorsal to the vertebrae.
    • He fell 20 feet off a ladder breaking three vertebrae and exposing his spinal cord.
    • The somites give rise to the vertebrae, to the muscles of the trunk and limbs, and to the dermis of the skin.
    • Ribs curled free of the chest like those of a skeleton, and the vertebrae protruded in a line of jagged dorsal fins.
    • The transverse process of the seventh vertebra may be bifid, and occasionally the costal process is replaced by a cervical rib.
    • This is between bone and bone, as between the spinal vertebrae, or above and below a joint.
    • No ossification centers were evident for either the cervical or the last lumbar vertebrae.
    • The entire neural spine and arch of the first two vertebrae of this series are exposed.
    • The trapezius attaches to the base of the skull, midback vertebrae and collarbone.
    • Males possess a larger spine on the first vertebra behind the pelvic girdle.
    • The ventral keel is partially broken, but is observed to vanish near the middle of the ventral surface of the vertebra.
    • Running through a small channel toward the rear of the vertebrae is the spinal cord.
    • If the lumbar vertebra is completely anterior to the sacral base, spondylolisthesis has occurred.
    • Another of the positions is keeping the back straight and erect, with the vertebrae of the spinal column in a straight line.
    • The dura mater of the spinal cord is separated from the periosteum of the vertebrae by an epidural space.
    • The sternum may incorporate additional vertebrae and is referred to as a synsacrum.
    • The spine is made up of 24 bones called vertebrae, plus the sacrum and coccyx.