vertebral body

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vertebral body

[TA]
the main portion of a vertebra anterior to the vertebral canal, as distinct from the arches. [Usage note: the term "centrum" is frequently erroneously used as a synonym for vertbral body - however the developmental centrum is less than the body, which also inculdes parts of the developmental neural arches.]
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ver·te·bral bod·y

(vĕr'tĕ-brăl bod'ē) [TA]
The main portion of a vertebra anterior to the vertebral canal, as distinct from the arches. usage note The term "centrum" is frequently erroneously used as a synonym for vertebral body-however, the developmental centrum is less than the body, which also includes parts of the developmental neural arches.
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As in the presented case, corpus vertebrae involvement was noted, and subsequent analysis of her cerebrospinal spinal showed no sign of involvement.
Thoracic MRI revealed left laminectomy defects at the levels of T7-T10, spinal cord edema, irregular syrinx cavity in approximately 5-cm segment of the spinal cord at the levels of T8-T10, and millimetric hyperintense focuses at the T9 corpus vertebrae (avascular necrosis) due to spinal hydatid disease and operation (Figures 2, 3).
Some of the spinal hydatid lesions affect the vertebral bodies as a result of avascular necrosis of corpus vertebrae (19).