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See definition of vertebrae on Dictionary.com
  • as inbackbone
  • as inspinal column
  • as inspine

synonyms for vertebrae

  • foundation
  • spine
  • base
  • basis
  • support
  • vertebral column
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How to use vertebrae in a sentence

These two aptitudes, simple though they be, characterize man better than the number of his vertebrae and his molars.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
A rotten rope was found loosely knotted round the vertebrae of his neck.
PRINCE ZALESKIM.P. SHIEL
The loaded pack basket on a heavy carry never fails to get in on the most vulnerable knob of the human vertebrae.
WOODCRAFT AND CAMPINGGEORGE WASHINGTON SEARS (NESSMUK)
He found the same variability in the number of the caudal vertebrae.
DARWINISM (1889)ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE
The crocodiles of this old time had vertebrae with a hollow at each end like the fishes, or with a projection in the front.
THE STORY OF THE EARTH AND MANJ. W. DAWSON
He described the vertebrae clearly, divided them into groups, and named them after the manner of anatomists of to-day.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 1(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
The nakedness of man, and the absence of a tail (rudimentariness of the tail vertebrae) are next discussed.
EVOLUTION IN MODERN THOUGHTERNST HAECKEL
All went well until the horse in pulling upon the rope, detached the skull from the remaining vertebrae.
THE AWAKENING OF THE DESERTJULIUS C. BIRGE
They were really very nice and kind, and as for their backbones, it was not their fault that they had pokers instead of vertebrae.
THE CARTER GIRLSNELL SPEED
The tubercle-bacilli penetrate into the substance of the vertebrae, destroy the same and transform it into purulent matter.
PROF. KOCH'S METHOD TO CURE TUBERCULOSIS POPULARLY TREATEDMAX BIRNBAUM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO VERTEBRAE

  • base
  • basis
  • foundation
  • spine
  • support
  • vertebrae
  • vertebral column
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.