dorsal vertebrae

vertebrae thoracicae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • dorsal vertebrae — bones of the backbone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dorsal — Pertaining to the back or posterior side of a structure. Dorsal comes from the Latin word dorsum meaning the back. The dorsal surface of the hand is the back of the hand, the side opposite the palm. The dorsal surface of the foot is the back of… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Vertebrae — Vertebra Ver te*bra, n.; pl. {Vertebr[ae]}. [L. vertebra, fr. vertere to turn, change. See {Verse}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) One of the serial segments of the spinal column. [1913 Webster] Note: In many fishes the vertebr[ae] are simple… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dorsal nucleus of Clarke — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = nucleus thoracicus posterior GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Caption2 = IsPartOf = Components = Artery = Vein = BrainInfoType = ancil BrainInfoNumber = 948 MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = n 11… …   Wikipedia

  • Vertebrae caudales — Schwanzwirbel (Vertebrae caudales) sind die Wirbel im Bereich des Schwanzes bei Wirbeltieren. Beim Menschen sind die Schwanzwirbel rudimentär und zum Steißbein verwachsen. Die Anzahl der Schwanzwirbel ist je nach Tierart verschieden, bei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dorsal vertebra — noun one of 12 vertebrae in the human vertebral column; thoracic vertebrae extend from the seventh cervical vertebra down to the first lumbar vertebra • Syn: ↑thoracic vertebra • Hypernyms: ↑vertebra • Part Holonyms: ↑back, ↑dorsum * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cervical vertebrae — Bone: Cervical vertebrae Vertebral column …   Wikipedia

  • arcus vertebrae — [TA] vertebral arch: the bony arch on the dorsal aspect of a vertebra, composed of the laminae and pedicles. Arcus vertebrae (vertebral arch). The vertebral arch consists anteriorly of a pair of pedicles and posteriorly of a pair of laminae …   Medical dictionary

  • lamina arcus vertebrae — [TA] lamina of vertebral arch: either of the pair of broad plates of bone flaring out from the pedicles of the vertebral arches and fusing together at the midline to complete the dorsal part of the arch and provide a base for the spinous process …   Medical dictionary

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