Orycteropus is peculiar among Edentates in that the ischia do not unite with the vertebral column.
What Christian experience wants is thread, a vertebral column, method.
Four regions of the vertebral column can generally be recognised in Amphibia, viz.
This vertebral column, as it is called, is distinctive of all vertebrates.
From the first dorsal to the last lumbar the vertebral column forms a single curve, most pronounced in the lumbar region.
The keelson was snapped, the vertebral column of the skeleton was broken.
Taking the embryological facts, he shewed that the skull arose out of elements quite different from those of the vertebral column.
The name Ornithodesmus is as descriptive of the sternum as of the vertebral column.
The knife may even reach the vertebral column without damaging the contents of the carotid sheath.
One of the bony segments of the vertebral column or backbone.
vertebral column n.
See spinal column.
|vertebral column |
The series of vertebrae extending from the base of the skull to the tip of the tail that forms the supporting axis of the body in vertebrate animals. In humans and tailless apes, the vertebral column ends with the coccyx (tailbone). It encloses and protects the spinal cord and provides a stable attachment for the muscles of the trunk. Also called backbone, spinal column, spine.