vertebral :

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  • a  of or relating to or constituting vertebrae

  • Normally, the blood in the vertebral arteries flows in one direction: upward, to the brain.
  • Compared with the placebo group, the treated patients in this study had a 68% lower risk of vertebral fracture and a 40% lower risk of hip fracture over three years.
  • It includes analysis of the pubic bones that lie just under the navel along with some vertebral bones, both sets of which start out rough in youngsters but smooth out over time .
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  • Xu Xing in Los Angeles Times
    It shares some features with birds. It moves its hands sideways, like how birds can fold their wings. Its head, vertebral column, hind limbs, hands are all bird-like,said Xu Xing, a professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a member of...
  • Mike Johanns in CNN
    Our agreement with Japan is to export beef with no vertebral column and we have failed to meet the terms of that agreement,Johanns said in the statement.

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