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On the dorsal region of the vertebral column of a new dinosaur (indicating a new genus, Sphenospondylus), from the Wealden of Brook in the Isle of Wight, preserved in the Woodwardian Museum of the University of Cambridge

by H. G. Seeley

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Published by s.n.] in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dinosaurs, anatomy & histology,
  • Fossils

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.G. Seeley
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 56-61 :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26260401M

    In other words, it includes the so-called backbone of the dinosaur and the ribs. The backbone (or vertebral column) is divided into four segments: the neck (cervical), the back (dorsal), hip (sacral), and the tail (caudal). It included numerous individual bones known as vertebrae. The vertebral column consists of 13 cervicals, 17 dorsals, 7 sacrals, and 6 caudals preserved. The vertebrae of the sacral region are not sufficiently exposed in the mount to state definitely how many are coalesced. The actual conditions are shown in the photograph (Plate VI).

    The dorsal hollow nerve cord is part of the chordate central nervous system. In vertebrate fishes, the pharyngeal slits become the gills. Humans are not chordates because humans do not have a tail. Vertebrates do not have a notochord at any point in their development; instead, they have a vertebral column. Osteology of the Vertebral Column; Bone Structure Description Notes; vertebra N ,,18, TG A, D: one of a series of irregular bones that form the spine: a vertebra has two parts: the vertebral body and the vertebral arch; there are 33 vertebrae total: 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 5 fused to form the sacrum, 4 coccygeal; features of a typical vertebra include: body, pedicles.

    This represents the first known caudal dorsal pneumatic hiatus in a sauropod dinosaur, which suggests that separate air sacs pneumatized the anterior and posterior regions of the dorsal vertebral column, congruent with the pattern observed in non-avian and avian theropod dinosaurs and the presence of an avian-style lung in sauropods. dorsal vertebrae: [ ver´tĕ-brah ] (L.) any of the separate segments comprising the spine (vertebral column). The vertebrae support the body and provide the protective bony corridor (the spinal or vertebral canal) through which the spinal cord passes. The 33 bones that make up the spine differ considerably in size and structure according to.


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On the dorsal region of the vertebral column of a new dinosaur (indicating a new genus, Sphenospondylus), from the Wealden of Brook in the Isle of Wight, preserved in the Woodwardian Museum of the University of Cambridge by H. G. Seeley Download PDF EPUB FB2

On the Dorsal Region of the Vertebral Column of a new Dinosaur (indicating a new Genus, Sphenospondylus), from the Wealden of Brook in the Isle of Wight, preserved in the Woodwardian Museum of the University of CambridgeCited by: 4.

The vertebral column in dinosaurs consists of the cervical (neck), dorsal (back), sacral (hips), and caudal (tail) vertebrae. Dinosaur vertebrae possess features known as pleurocoels, which are hollow depressions on the lateral portions of the vertebrae, which served to decrease the weight of these bones without sacrificing strength.

Moreover, rigidity in the dorsal region of the vertebral column is thought to assist in theropod breathing. Stiffening the vertebral column through metaplastic mineralization of the interspinous and supraspinous ligaments may have simultaneously facilitated ventilation and limited vertebral mobility in large-bodied by: 7.

All vertebral centra were found in isolation, but all regions of the column are represented in the collection except for atlas and axis, sacral vertebrae and posterior caudals. The centra were identified to taxon, position in the vertebral column, and ontogenetic stage based on the criteria reviewed : Amin Agliano, P.

Martin Sander, P. Martin Sander, Tanja Wintrich. About a third of the skeleton is plaster and there are at least seven vertebrae too many in the dorsal region of the vertebral column.

As mounted, the specimen measures 42 feet (m), but the actual length would be considerably less in reality. Regions of the Vertebral Column. The vertebral column originally develops as a series of 33 vertebrae, but this number is eventually reduced to 24 vertebrae, plus the sacrum and coccyx.

The vertebral column is subdivided into five regions, with the vertebrae in each area named for that region and numbered in descending order. Spina bifida was defined as incomplete closure of the vertebral arches, resulting in a cleft through the spinous process.

Kyphosis was defined as dorsal curvature of the vertebral column, scoliosis was defined as lateral curvature of the vertebral column and lordosis was defined as ventral curvature of the vertebral column (Guevar et al., As a vertebral column can contain different types of central morphologies, transitional centra with the two ends shaped differently may occur.

cerebellum The cerebellum ("little brain") is a dorsal part of the hind brain between the brain stem and the cerebrum and serves in.

See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive ossified tendons of muscles so characteristic of this type of dinosaur are preserved in unusual perfection along the vertebral column from the fourth dorsal to the nine- teenth caudal vertebra.

indicating that a row of them extended along the back, at least in the dorsal region. The Vertebral Column. Vertebrates are defined by the presence of the vertebral column.

In vertebrates, the notochord develops into the vertebral column or spine: a series of bony vertebrae each separated by mobile discs. These vertebrae are always found on the dorsal side of the animal. MATERIAL AND METHODS. Material examined. The holotypic specimen of Spinophorosaurus nigerensis includes the majority of the vertebral column, which was found in articulation from the second cervical vertebra to the 37 th caudal vertebra (Remes et al., ).The centra of the second and ninth dorsal vertebrae were not preserved.

Part of the holotype (NMBR) is. In extant sauropsids, the dorsal surface of the lungs is directly adjacent to—and often attaches to—the vertebral bodies and rib heads. The dorsal region of the lung often has a denser concentration of gas-exchanging parenchyma, and a strong attachment to the body wall helps to prevent collapse [29–31].

This article is based on a paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Anatomical Society of Austraha and New Zealand, Perth, May,and the Inaugural Meeting of the Austrahan Spmal Research SocIety, AdelaIde, February, The Innervation of the vertebral column forms the lInk between vertebral disease and the spIne's most common.

The vertebral column, also known as the backbone or spine, is part of the axial vertebral column is the defining characteristic of a vertebrate in which the notochord (a flexible rod of uniform composition) found in all chordates has been replaced by a segmented series of bone: vertebrae separated by intervertebral discs.

The vertebral column houses the spinal canal, a cavity that. vertebral column, or backbone, which is composed of individual vertebrae (singular, vertebra). The vertebral column consists of the following four regions: • Cervical - the neck • Dorsal - the back • Sacral - the hips (single unit called the sacrum) • Caudal - the tail Caudal Cervical Dorsal Sacral • Attached to the cervical and.

Vertebral column, in vertebrate animals, the flexible column extending from neck to tail, made of bones called vertebrae. The major function of the vertebral column is to protect the spinal cord; it also is an attachment for many muscles.

In humans, it further transmits body weight in walking and standing. Dicraeosaurids are a group of sauropod dinosaurs characterized by a distinctive vertebral column with paired, long, neural spines, present in an extreme fashion in the South American form.

In mammals the dorsal series is divided into thoracic vertebrae, which have ribs, and lumbar vertebrae, which do not, but in sauropods all of the dorsal vertebrae have ribs.

Sauropods had as many as 12 or 13 dorsal vertebrae and as few as 9.* Behind the ribcage is the sacrum, a block of fused sacral vertebrae. The sacrum articulates with the. in the dorsal region of the vertebral column of non-avian theropods were coded as absent (0) or present (1).

There are theropod taxa in which metaplastic spinal projections occur solely in. Which structures/secondary structures add to the boundaries of the vertebral column. vertebral foramina accessory: anterior boundary posterior boundary this dorsal column subset carries info to upper body.

In the cervical region, the spinal nerves exit the vertebral canal by. passing superior to the vertebrae of the corresponding number. Vertebral Column of Coelophysis which are developed two low ridges running nearly parallel to the zygapophyses. The vertebra is injured by decay in the mid-dorsal region, but it seems certain that the base of the neural spine was small.

The second vertebra (cervical 5 or 6) has the centrum com. The pocdf is prominent throughout the dorsal vertebral column as in the cervical vertebrae and is sometimes subdivided (e.g., dv 4–5) by a vertical lamina, often only on one side. The cprf and cpof are absent or poorly defined in the dorsal vertebrae, with the exception of the last, which has a deep cprf ([22]:fig.

22).The development of distinct regions in the amniote vertebral column results from somite formation and Hox gene expression, with the adult morphology displaying remarkable variation among lineages.

Mammalian regionalization is reportedly very conservative or even constrained, but there has been no study investigating vertebral count variation across Amniota as a whole, undermining attempts to.