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Compression fractures: a vertebral bone in the spine that has decreased at least 15 to 20 percent in height due to fracture.
Now, researchers have reported the oldest record of a vertebral malformation in an aquatic animal, a deformity that likely led to scoliosis in the 80-centimeter-long marine reptile known as Stereosternum tumidium.
The giraffe cervical vertebral column: a heuristic example in understanding evolutionary processes?Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 155 (3), 736-757 DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2008.00458.x Cameron EZ, & du Toit JT (2007).
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