Skeletal element that forms around the notochord and is part of the vertebral column. [ VSAO : 0000184 http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0051070 http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/go/references/0000034 https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/294 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
  • VSAO:0000184
  • VHOG:0001143
curator note
  • we include a distinct subclass for bony vertebra
definition
  • Skeletal element that forms around the notochord and is part of the vertebral column.
has alternative id
  • UBERON:0015005
has broad synonym
  • vertebra skeletal element
has exact synonym
  • vertebra element
has narrow synonym
  • vertebra endochondral element
  • vertebral endochondral element
homology notes
  • In contrast to lampreys and jawed vertebrates, hagfishes were thought to lack vertebrae. Now, long overlooked vertebral rudiments have been analysed in hagfish, suggesting that vertebrae existed in the last common ancestor of all vertebrates.[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0010913
taxon notes
  • Typically an endochondral element, in salamanders there is an argument that vertebral development is perichondral and not preformed in cartilage