true vertebra


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true ver·te·bra

any one of the cervical, thoracic, or lumbar vertebrae.
Synonym(s): vertebra vera
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true vertebra

One of the vertebrae that remain unfused through life: the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar.
See also: vertebra
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