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Vertebrae are the bones that make up the spine, or backbone. A
person usually has 33 vertebrae aligned in a column, with one on top of another
and with cushions (discs) between them.
Current as of:
May 23, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics
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