TITLE

spine

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2045
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "spine" is presented. It refers to the spinal column, consisting of 33 vertebrae. It also refers to a sharp process of bone.
ACCESSION #
21246284

 

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