neck bone

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Noun1.neck bone - one of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck regionneck bone - one of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region
vertebra - one of the bony segments of the spinal column
cervix, neck - the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body; "he admired her long graceful neck"; "the horse won by a neck"
atlas vertebra, atlas - the 1st cervical vertebra
axis vertebra, axis - the 2nd cervical vertebra; serves as a pivot for turning the head
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wHicH former US 11 president has broken a neck bone in a fall?
The neck bone found in Whitby is just under a foot long by about four inches wide and weighs in at two-and-a-half stone.
Lumbar spine and femoral neck bone mineral density in idiopathic scoliosis: a follow-up study.
8 who had two measurements of femoral neck bone density and followed them from the second measure until death or through 2009 or 12 years of follow-up.
Mrs D's pressure ulcer formed as a result of a neck collar which had been fitted at Coventry's University Hospital after she damaged a neck bone in a fall from her wheelchair two months before her death.
Efficacy of resistance exercise on lumbar spine and femoral neck bone mineral density in premenopausal women: a meta-analysis of individual patient data.
There are also rosaries made of exotic things like whale's neck bone, whale's tooth, hippopotamus tooth and turtle's shell.
At 2 years, the change from baseline in femoral neck bone mineral density (BMD) was significantly increased by 1.
The bone mineral density analysis included 3,660 women who underwent femoral neck bone density measurement by dual-energy x-ray as part of their participation in NHANES III, which was conducted in a U.
Addition of vitamin K(2) enhanced the decrease of undercarboxylated osteocalcin levels and led to a greater increase of femoral neck bone mineral density.
He said bruising on the bridge of Ms Rochford's nose and on her forehead could have been caused by a punch and the neck bone fracture and small haemorrhages in the eyes would support a suggestion that "manual pressure" may have been applied to her neck.