Backbone

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Backbone

The largest channel of information on a network. The backbone processes and transmits the greatest amount of data. The size of a backbone is not based on an objective standard, but rather depends on the size of the network.
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The techniques were suction of the spinal cord prior to carcass splitting, removal of the complete vertebral column or paramedian sawing and de-boning without carcasses splitting (Troeger, 2004).
The second section which covers the axial skeleton includes the vertebral column, the thorax and chest wall and the temperomandibular joint.
Banned vertebral column from beef carcases has entered the human food chain as a result, although none is thought to have gone for export.
In their study, the researchers scrutinized the six Ichthyostega specimens that include substantial portions of the creature's vertebral column.
Abstract: Spinal hydatid disease is a not uncommon cause of spinal cord compression in endemic countries; however, involvement of the epidural space with sparing of the vertebral column is rare.
It also facilitates assessment of bone quality and detection of fractures and permits close examination of the vertebral column.
Cuba will immediately begin importing Canadian beef and beef products from cattle of any age, with a few exceptions including mechanically separated meat, vertebral column, trimmings, and tissues derived from the head.
Another nail pierced his vertebral column while the sixth went through his face.
Body not humpbacked, vertebral column not curved behind cranium.
With the push of a button, the device opens up and establishes a pumping action that compresses the heart against the vertebral column.
Vertebral collapse can alter the structural support system of the vertebral column and, as the disease progresses, lead to spinal instability, pain, and neurological deficits (Cotten et al.
Although the Colorado specimen represents a younger individual and is from a more anterior positon in the vertebral column than the Texas T.