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[ver-tuh-bruh] one of 33 bones that is stacked and interlocked to form the spinal column; the spinal cord runs through these bones. The plural is vertebrae (ver-tuh-bray). See also spinal cord, spine.


... later wrote in his notes that soon after he "racked [the vertebra] back into ... the
spine, he was reported to be the first to use the vertebrae's bony bumps ...


Cancer Glossary

... vertebra Search [ver-tuh-bruh]. one of 33 bones that is stacked and interlocked
to form the spinal column; the ... The plural is vertebrae (ver-tuh-bray). ...


Cancer Glossary

... easily. Discs also act as shock absorbers and have ligaments to hold
the vertebrae together. See also vertebra, spinal cord. ...


Cancer Glossary

... It runs up the back enclosed inside the vertebrae (bones of the spine ... See also
brain, central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, vertebra. ...


Metástasis en los huesos

... La columna vertebral es el lugar más común de metástasis en los huesos. ...
Page 22. columna vertebral, se le llama cementoplastía. ...


Cancer Glossary

... or LP Search. procedure in which a thin, hollow needle is placed between
the bones of the spine (vertebrae) and into ... See also vertebra, spinal cord. ...


Resumen sobre metástasis en los huesos

... parte del cuerpo, pero se encuentran mayormente en los huesos cercanos
al centro del cuerpo, tales como la columna vertebral, las costillas, la ...


What is childhood leukemia?

... all bones of the body, but by the teenage years it is found mainly in the flat
bones (skull, shoulder blades, ribs, and pelvis) and vertebrae (the bones ...


What are adult brain and spinal cord tumors? | American ...

... The brain is protected by the skull. Likewise, the spinal cord is protected
by the bones (vertebrae) of the spinal column. ...


Radiation therapy for multiple myeloma

... If myeloma severely weakens the vertebral (back) bones, these bones can
collapse and put pressure on the spinal cord and spinal nerves. ...