Definitions for "Vertebral column"
The bones, muscles, tendons, and other tissues that reach from the base of the skull to the tailbone. The vertebral column encloses the spinal cord and the fluid surrounding the spinal cord. Also called spine, backbone, and spinal column.
The skeleton of the back that is composed of 26 vertebrae and associated tissues. Also called the backbone, spine, or spinal column.
The column of 33 vertebrae that encases and protects the spinal cord.
The cervical, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae, the sacrum, and the coccyx.
The bones of the central axis of the dog posterior to the skull, including cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, and caudal vertebrae.