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vertebral column

noun

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a column of bones supporting the trunk of a vertebrate animal
  • carefully reconstructed the vertebral column of the dinosaur

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The first known use of vertebral column was in 1822

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“Vertebral column.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vertebral%20column. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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