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Noun: thoracic vertebra
  1. One of 12 vertebrae in the human vertebral column; thoracic vertebrae extend from the seventh cervical vertebra down to the first lumbar vertebra
    - dorsal vertebra

Derived forms: thoracic vertebrae

Type of: vertebra

Part of: back, dorsum

Encyclopedia: Thoracic vertebra