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On Wednesday, crews also uncovered a second horn, a portion of the frill, peak, ribs and vertebrae of the triceratops.
The arteries in the neck run through two vertebrae in the neck.
Jones will miss three weeks with a stinger to his C7 vertebra, the Dallas Morning News first reported.
In late September, a key player, junior defensive back Casey Henderson, fractured two vertebrae in his neck while making a tackle.
Her mother, Erin Neace, claims the assault was unprovoked and left her daughter with a concussion, whiplash, possible fractured vertebrae, and a possible broken nose.
Lauren Kerkstra, 29, was critically injured in a car crash last year, suffering a traumatic brain injury, three broken vertebrae and a lacerated kidney.
Her doctor – she is covered by Medi-Cal and Medicare – figured out that something had gone wrong with an old back surgery that had fused two vertebrae together.
Meas, who was wearing a helmet, damaged his spine at the sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae, which are near the top of the spinal column.
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