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rachi/o is a combining form that refers to “vertebrae (spinal column)”.

Spinal column (vertebrae) is a flexible structure that extends from neck to tail, composed of a group of bones. The primary function of the vertebral column is the protection of the spinal cord. Additionally, it serves as a stabilizing structure for the body and as an attachment point for the pectoral and pelvic girdles.