vertebra

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vertebra

one of the bony segments of the spinal column

vertebra

[′vərd·ə·brə]
(anatomy)
One of the bones that make up the spine in vertebrates.
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In case of sacralization of coccygeal vertebra, it will be difficult to identify the sacral cornua [5].
Thus clinically, the sacralization of coccygeal vertebra is important which demands correct clinical and radiological assessment prior to spinal block and interventional procedures.
In the current study sacrum with five pairs of sacral foramina are formed due to complete bilateral fusion of fifth lumbar vertebra with the first sacral vertebra or complete bilateral fusion of first coccygeal vertebra with fifth sacral vertebra (Sacralization of fifth lumbar vertebra or sacralization of first coccygeal vertebra), the sacrum consisting of six segments.