Sentence Examples


  • The ribs of the second vertebra are not represented.
  • The odontoid process of the second vertebra is pig-like: and the tibia and fibula and radius and ulna are severally distinct.
  • In anatomy, it is, among other uses, applied to the second cervical vertebra, and in botany itmeans the stem.
  • Later those pads fuse with the anterior end of the centrum of the vertebra to which they belong; where the vertebral column is rendered inflexible, the disks are ossified with the centra and all trace of them is lost.
  • Sometimes the pad is reduced to a ventral semi-ring or meniscus; it retains its largest almost original shape and size in the second vertebra, the axis or epistropheus, where it forms a separately ossifying piece which connects, and coossifies with, the odontoid process (the centrum of the atlas) and the centrum of the second vertebra.