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Later, during a mission on the German-Dutch border to rescue missing British soldiers, his truck went over a land mine, launching him 50 feet in the air and breaking his arm, three vertebrae and two ankles.
Such technology can be used to create personalized implants such as vertebrae or to fabricate just-right tools for use in the operating room.
The arches of the vertebrae of his spine haven’t closed.
Toledo, Maryland's leading rider in 2015 and 2017, had been out since fracturing two vertebrae in his middle back and suffering a collapsed lung in a spill during training hours Jan. 21 at Laurel.
In the following days, Hutsko described the pain as the worst one in his life, as a lump the size of a golf ball formed by his right shoulder blade on his back, muscles trying to protect the fractured vertebra.
In fact, Milks argues that there’s not enough evidence to tell whether the fatal wound on the second deer’s vertebra was the product of a throw or a thrust.
That could have snapped the girl's lower vertebrae and punctured her aorta, the medical examiner said, according to Ashendorf.
His exit physical in January uncovered an injury to a disk at the C2 and C3 vertebrae in his neck, threatening the spinal cord.
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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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