provertebra


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protovertebra

 [pro″to-ver´tĕ-brah]
1. somite.
2. the caudal half of a somite forming most of the vertebra.

pro·to·ver·te·bra

(prō'tō-ver'tĕ-bră),
1. In the older literature, a somite.
2. More recently applied to the sclerotomal concentration that becomes the centrum of a vertebra.
Synonym(s): provertebra

provertebra

/pro·ver·te·bra/ (pro-ver´tĕ-brah) protovertebra.

pro·to·ver·te·bra

(prō'tō-vĕr'tĕ-bră)
The caudal half of each sclerotomal concentration, which is the primordium of the centrum of a vertebra.
Synonym(s): provertebra.
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