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vertebrae
used in Cinder

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Definition
bony segments of the spinal column
  • He tapped on the top of the glowing spine, where two metal vertebrae connected, and enlarged the image.
    p. 88.1
  • She had not known about the metal vertebrae along her spine, or the four metal ribs, or the synthetic tissue around her heart, or the metal splints along the bones in her right leg.
    p. 82.6
  • Or maybe they messed up on the vertebrae and had to reweld it or something.
    p. 88.4
  • Her hand moved to her neck, tracing the ridges of her spine as her gaze traveled over the metal vertebrae, those metallic invaders.
    p. 118.1
  • "It looks to be made of a different material than the vertebrae, and it's right over a central cluster of nerves.
    p. 118.3
  • She twisted her head as Dr. Erland walked around the table and placed the tips of his fingers on her neck, pinching the vertebrae just above her shoulders.
    p. 120.6
  • She must have been more out of alignment than I realized, and so the sudden realigning of the vertebrae created a temporary shock to her system.
    p. 123.7
  • Then her eye spotted the holograph behind him, still showing her inner workings—from the metal vertebrae to her bunched wires to her perfectly intact ovaries.
    p. 126.1

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