Dorsal Vertebra

  • (noun): One of 12 vertebrae in the human vertebral column; thoracic vertebrae extend from the seventh cervical vertebra down to the first lumbar vertebra.
    Synonyms: thoracic vertebra

Some articles on dorsal vertebra:

Scipionyx - Description - Soft Tissues - Digestive System
... Below the ninth dorsal vertebra the location of the stomach is shown by a cluster of bones of prey animals, the organ itself likely having been dissolved by its own stomach ... ultimately disappearing under it, at the level of the twelfth dorsal vertebra ... front is made because it resurfaces below the tenth dorsal vertebra, first running upwards and then turning to the back below the hind vertebral column — or at places even over it probably after death its ...