Sentence Examples


  • In the cervical region the ribs are much reduced, fused with their verte brae and enclosing the transverse canal or foramen.
  • (I) Cervical vertebrae, or those between the skull and the first vertebra which is connected with the sternum by a pair of complete ribs.
  • In many birds some of the thoracic vertebrae are more or less coOssified, in most pigeons for instance the 15th to 17th; in most Galli the last cervical and the next three or four thoracics are coalesced, &c. The pelvic vertebrae include of course the sacrum.
  • - A cervical vertebra from the middle of the neck of a Fowl; natural size.
  • The brachial plexus is formed by four or five of the lowest cervical nerves; the last nerve of this plexus often marks the boundary of the cervical and thoracic vertebrae.

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