Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun vertebral_column

1 sense of vertebral column

Sense 1
spinal column, vertebral column, spine, backbone, back, rachis -- (the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back")
       => skeletal structure -- (any structure created by the skeleton of an organism)

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