Definition, synonyms and picture of columna vertebral

columna vertebral

noun columna vertebral

Translation: spine

Definition of columna vertebral in Spanish

Estructura ósea articulada localizada entre la cabeza y la pelvis que constituye el eje longitudinal y posterior del esqueleto axial, cuya función principal es proporcionar soporte, así como contener y proteger la médula espinal.

Synonyms of columna vertebral in Spanish

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Definition of columna vertebral in English

Articulated bone structure located between the head and the pelvis that constitutes the longitudinal and posterior axis of the axial skeleton, whose main functions are to provide support and house the spinal cord.

Synonyms of columna vertebral in English

spine

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