Recent Examples of vertebra from the Web
The crash left Thompson with compressed vertebrae in his lower back, which had to be fused.
Striker Neymar was sidelined with a vertebra injury for the match which took place in front of a devastated home crowd in Belo Horizonte.
The dinosaur sample captures eight vertebrae from the middle or end of a long, thin tail.
Maestas received a medical marijuana card to manage back pain related to a misaligned vertebra.
In 1998, of course, Smith suffered two devastating falls, one that broke his shoulder in March and another that crushed two vertebrae in his back that August.
Three separate, single vertebrae were all that existed for examples of the ancient marine reptile in North Dakota, until a find in the 1990s during road construction on federal land in Bowman County.
An ambulance took him to Lakeview Regional Medical Center near Mandeville that night, where a doctor performed emergency surgery deep into the next morning trying to repair the broken C5 vertebrae in his neck.
During his junior year, Williams broke five bones and vertebrae in his neck while attempting to tackle a receiver in a September 2015 game, according to The Hoya.
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VERTEBRA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vertebra for English Language Learners
: one of the small bones that are linked together to form the backbone
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