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Term:
vertebra biomechanical measurement (CMO:0001665)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
bone stiffness +   
bone total energy absorbed before break +   
bone ultimate displacement +   
bone ultimate force +   
femur biomechanical measurement +   
tibia biomechanical measurement +   
vertebra biomechanical measurement +   
A calculated value resulting from a quantification of the action of forces on or related to a vertebra, one of the individual bones forming the spinal column, the protective bony corridor through which the spinal cord passes. Bone is the hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of the skeleton of vertebrates and composed chiefly of calcium salts.

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Xrefs: MA:0000309
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Dictionary_of_the_English_Language--4th_Ed, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982, Miller-Keane:Miller-Keane_Encyclopedia_and_Dictionary_of_Medicine_Nursing_and_Allied_Health--7th_Ed

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