Subdivision of skeletal system that consists of all the vertebra and associated skeletal elements and joints in the body[modified from VSAO]. [ https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3530322&group_id=76834&atid=2257941 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 VSAO : 0000185 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

definition
  • Subdivision of skeletal system that consists of all the vertebra and associated skeletal elements and joints in the body[modified from VSAO].
editor note
  • Note that in contrast to VSAO, this is a subset of the skeletal system, and thus includes intervertebral joints, cartilage and ligaments etc. Some ontologies such as AAO seem to purely refer to the skeleton
external definition
  • Anatomical cluster that consists of all the vertebra in the body.[VSAO]
  • The vertebral column consists of a series of vertebrae connected by ligaments. It provides a supporting axis for the body and protects the spinal cord. [TFD][VHOG]
has narrow synonym
  • vertebral column skeleton
  • backbone
has related synonym
  • dorsal spine
  • columna vertebralis
  • vertebral region
  • spinal column
homology notes
  • Vertebrata is characterized by three synapomorphies. First, vertebrates have a backbone composed of vertebrae (...).[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0001130