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Term:vertebra ultimate force
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Accession:CMO:0001678 term browser browse the term
Definition:A calculated measurement of the force necessary to fracture a vertebra, one of the individual bones forming the spinal column, the protective bony corridor through which the spinal cord passes, under specified conditions and thus a measure of the biomechanical strength of that bone. Bone is the hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of the skeleton of vertebrates and composed chiefly of calcium salts.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: vertebra force at failure
 narrow_synonym: L5 ultimate force

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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
Q Bss6 Bone structure and strength QTL 6 JBrowse link 10 60,450,007 105,450,007 RGD:1549683
Q Bss8 Bone structure and strength QTL 8 JBrowse link 19 1 32,379,055 RGD:1549683

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  clinical measurement 2369
    musculoskeletal system measurement 297
      skeletal system measurement 235
        bone measurement 213
          bone physiological measurement 34
            bone biomechanical measurement 34
              vertebra biomechanical measurement 2
                vertebra ultimate force 2
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