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Vertebrae are the bones that make up the spine, or backbone. A person usually has 33 vertebrae aligned in a column, with one on top of another and with cushions (discs) between them.
Current as of: July 1, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
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