The ossified form of a vertebral element, a 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://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/go/references/0000034 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

plural term
vertebrae [ PHENOSCAPE:ad ]

definition

The ossified form of a vertebral element, a skeletal element that forms around the notochord and is part of the vertebral column.

editor note

Consider changing name to make distinction from inferred superclass 'vertebral element' clear

we follow FMA in making this an irregular bone - however vertebra have 'epiphyses' which are currently classified as belonging to long bones

external definition

Endochondral bone that forms around the notochord and is part of the vertebral column.[TAO]

Main component of the vertebral column. It consists of two essential parts, a dorsal neural arch and a ventral centrum.[AAO]

has exact synonym

vertebra bone

vertebrae

id

UBERON:0002412