Definitions for vertebral column
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spinal column, vertebral column, spine, backbone, back, rachis(noun)
the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
"the fall broke his back"
The series of vertebrae that protect the spinal cord; the spinal column.
The vertebral column, also known as backbone or spine, is a bony structure found in Vertebrates. It is formed from the vertebrae.
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