1. vertebra

noun. ['ˈvɝːtəbrə'] one of the bony segments of the spinal column.


  • bone
  • neck bone
  • centrum
  • backbone
  • spinal column
  • apophysis
  • back
  • sacral vertebra
  • spine
  • thoracic vertebra
  • caudal vertebra
  • dorsal vertebra
  • lumbar vertebra
  • vertebral column
  • transverse process
  • rachis
  • coccygeal vertebra
  • cervical vertebra


  • boneless
  • disapprove
  • front
  • fore


  • vertebra (Latin)
  • verto (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Lumbar Vertebra

Example sentences of the word lumbar-vertebra

1. Noun Phrase
The lowest lumbar vertebra is situated just above the sacrum, or triangular bony plate that extends from the hip line to the middle of the buttocks.

2. Noun Phrase
The low back is comprised of seven lumbar vertebrae that are cushioned by lumbar discs and surrounded by strong ligaments and muscles.

3. Noun Phrase
Lumbosacral stenosis syndrome also known as cauda equine is arthritis of the joints between the lumbar vertebra and the sacrum.

4. Noun Phrase
This pressure can cause excessive shearing force and spinal compression between the lumbar vertebrae and lead to muscle strains, disc herniation, inflammation and joint capsule pain along with other conditions.