Meaning of “vertebra” in the English Dictionary

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vertebranoun [ C ]

us /ˈvɜr·t̬ə·brə/ plural vertebrae /ˈvɜr·t̬əˌbreɪ, -bri, -brə/ medical

one of the small bones that form the spine (= the line of bones down the middle of the back)

(Definition of “vertebra” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)