Skeletal element that functionally replaces the notochord[VSAP,modified]. [ VSAO:curator VSAO:0000183 ]

Synonyms: centrum of vertebra périchorde@fr centre vertébral@fr

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Term information


external definition

Skeletal element that surrounds the notochord.[VSAO]

the main cylindrical portion of the vertebra ventral to the vertebral canal



taxon notes

The vertebral centrum may be cartilaginous, develop as cartilage but be replaced by bone or mineralized, or form directly through intramembranous ossification.

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