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1. A sharp process of bone.
2. The spinal column, consisting of 33 vertebrae: seven cervical, 12 thoracic, five lumbar, five sacral, and four coccygeal. The bones of the sacrum and coccyx are ankylosed in adult life and counted as one each.
SYN: SEE: backbone
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