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vertebra

[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.

Chiropractic

... 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 ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/manualhealingandphysicaltouch/chiropractic

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). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=v

Cancer Glossary

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

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=i

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. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=s

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. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=l

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 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemiainchildren/detailedguide/childhood-leukemia-what-is-childhood-leukemia

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. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinadults/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-adults-what-are-brain-spinal-tumors

What are brain and spinal cord tumors in children?

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

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinchildren/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-children-what-are-brain-and-spinal-tumors

Advanced Cancer

... damage. If bones of the spine (the vertebrae) are fractured, vertebroplasty
(ver-tee-bro-plas-tee) may be used to support them. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003082-pdf.pdf

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

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

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003088-pdf.pdf