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1. Vertebra (pl. vertebrae, adj. vertebral)
A vertebra is any of the 33 bones which forms the spinal column (vertebral column). Each vertebra has a body and posterior to the body is the vertebral arch which protects the spinal cord . The 33 vertebrae are: * 7 cervical (neck) vertebrae * 12 thoracic (upper back) vertebrae * 5 lumbar (lower back) vertebrae * sacrum (5 fused vertebrae) * coccyx (4 fused vertebrae)

2. Vertebrae
The segments of the spinal column; separated by disks made of connective tissue (sing.: vertebra).

3. Vertebrate
Generally, any animal that has a spine (vertebrae). Specifically, any animal which is taxonomically classified within phylum Chordata and subphylum Vertebrata.

4. Vertebrate
Any animal having a segmented vertebral column; members of the subphylum Vertebrata; include reptiles, fishes, mammals, and birds.

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