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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The non-segmentation of the primitive scleretome is the cause of the fused vertebra or block vertebra.
If cisternal puncture or lumbar puncture is to be done, clinician should look for the possibility of block vertebra in cervical and lumbar regions respectively.