20 results found

Search Results for: vertebra

Vertebra

Definition noun, plural: vertebrae, vertebras Any of the irregular bony structure with some hyaline cartilage that make up... Read More

Centrum of a vertebra

Centrum of a vertebra The ossification centre of the central mass of the body of a vertebra, body of vertebra (as distinct... Read More

True vertebra

true vertebra Any one of the cervical, thoracic, or lumbar vertebrae. Synonym: vertebra... Read More

Vertebral column

Definition noun, plural: vertebral columns The series of vertebrae that extend from the cranium to the coccyx, and serves as... Read More

Arcus vertebrae

Arcus vertebrae --> vertebral arch The posterior projection from the body of a vertebra that encloses the vertebral foramen;... Read More

Incisura vertebralis

Incisura vertebralis --> vertebral notch One of the two concavities above (superior) and below (inferior) the pedicle of... Read More

Skeletal system

What is the Skeletal System? How to define a skeleton? The skeletal system is the main framework that gives your body its... Read More

Sclerotome

Definition noun, plural: sclerotomes (embryology) The somite that gives rise to the development of vertebrae and... Read More

Coccygeal spinal nerve

Definition noun, plural: coccygeal spinal nerves Any of the pair of nerves that emerge from the coccygeal region of the... Read More

Spina iliaca posterior superior

spina iliaca posterior superior --> posterior superior iliac spine The posterior extremity of the iliac crest, the uppermost... Read More

Articular facet

Articular facet a relatively small articular surface of a bone, especially a... Read More

Hematopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: hematopoieses A biological process in which new blood cells are formed, and is usually taking place... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Bone

Definition noun, plural: bones The rigid organ comprised of bone tissues, and forms the skeleton of most... Read More

Spongy bone

Definition noun (1) The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or... Read More

Apertura thoracis superior

Apertura thoracis superior --> superior thoracic aperture The upper boundary of the bony thorax composed of the first... Read More

Sacrum

sacrum (Science: anatomy) The triangular-shaped bone lying between the 5th lumbar vertebra and the coccyx (tailbone). It... Read More

Astragalus

Definition noun (1) (anatomy) The bone in the tarsus of the foot, forming the lower part of the ankle joint; the bone of the... Read More

Process

Process Definition What is a process? In biology, a process (plural: processes) means any of the various biological... Read More

Pedicle

Definition noun, plural: pedicles (1) (botany) The stalk of a flower. (2) (entomology) The waist of the ant bearing one or... Read More