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See also: vértebra, vertebrá, and vèrtebra

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vertebra

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vertebra (joint), from vertere (to turn). Having multiple vertebrae (plural of vertebra) in one's backbone instead of having a single bone or solid spine, allows for the movement of the body with bends and turns. Hence meaning 1.

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vertebra (plural vertebræ or vertebrae or vertebras)

  1. Any of the small bones which make up the backbone.

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vertebra (accusative singular vertebran, plural vertebraj, accusative plural vertebrajn)

  1. vertebrate

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Wikipedia it

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Latin

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vertebra f (plural vertebre)

  1. (anatomy) vertebra

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EtymologyEdit

From vert(ō) (to turn) +‎ -bra.

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vertebra f (genitive vertebrae); first declension

  1. joint
  2. (anatomy) vertebra

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vertebra vertebrae
genitive vertebrae vertebrārum
dative vertebrae vertebrīs
accusative vertebram vertebrās
ablative vertebrā vertebrīs
vocative vertebra vertebrae

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Borrowed from Latin vertebra.

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vertebra f (genitive singular vertebra, plural vertebraghyn)

  1. (anatomy) vertebra

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vertebra

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of vertebrar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of vertebrar.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of vertebrar.