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Vallecular

A depression or crevice.

Vertebra

Any one of the 33 bony segments of the spinal column.  The 33 vertebra (starting from the neck) are comprised of 7 cervical, 12 thoracic (or dorsal), 5 lumbar, 5 sacral, and 4 coccygeal.

Vesical

Pert.  to or shaped like a bladder.

Villous

Pert. to or furnished with villi or with fine hairlike extensions.

Visualization

Is the use of mental imagery to create possitive beliefs that will activate the bodys defenses against disease.  In visualization, images are perceived in the mind with such distinctness, that they seem to be seen by the eyes.