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Term:vertebra ultimate force
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Definition:A calculated measurement of the force necessary to fracture a vertebra, one of the individual bones forming the spinal column, the protective bony corridor through which the spinal cord passes, under specified conditions and thus a measure of the biomechanical strength of that bone. Bone is the hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of the skeleton of vertebrates and composed chiefly of calcium salts.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: vertebra force at failure
 narrow_synonym: L5 ultimate force


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        bone measurement 0
          bone physiological measurement 0
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