caudal vertebra

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Noun1.caudal vertebra - one of 4 vertebrae in the human coccyx
coccyx, tail bone - the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
vertebra - one of the bony segments of the spinal column
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We measured the morphological characteristics of all shrew-moles in the sample: body weight, tail length and maximum tail width without hairs (here, called as "tail width") as an external measurement; and greatest length of skull, caudal vertebra length, and maximum caudal vertebra width (here, called as "caudal vertebra width") as skeletal measurements (Table 1, Figs.
1) This most commonly describes the forward slippage of a cephalad vertebra on a caudal vertebra, whereas spondylolysis is a descriptive term referring to a defect in the pars interarticularis.
Caudal vertebra selection: In both rounds 1 and 2, the highest level of inter-observer agreement on caudal vertebrae selection in a single case was 0.
The first caudal vertebra was defined as the first centrum with a long haemal spine, and the centrum fused to the hypural plate was counted as the last vertebra.
Two anal pterygiophores before haemal spine of first caudal vertebra (in 18).
Besides the caudal vertebra ( part of tail) of Titanosaurus indicus , researchers have found bones of another species Titanosaurus blanfordi and other Triassic vertebrates which were all presumed missing.
Thus, it is not a thoracic or pelvic vertebra, and it is too morphologically complex to be a caudal vertebra.
The holotype of Maledictosuchus riclaensis (MPZ 2001/130) consists of a nearly complete skull and mandible (MPZ 2001/130 a) and three vertebrae (MPZ 2001/130 b, c, d) assigned to a cervical vertebra, dorsal vertebra and caudal vertebra.