Definition of intervertebral in English:


Line breaks: inter|ver¦te¦bral
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəˈvəːtɪbr(ə)l


  • Situated between vertebrae: intervertebral joints
    More example sentences
    • Cervical nerve roots exit the cervical spine through the intervertebral foramina between the vertebrae.
    • A backbone is composed of a series of cartilaginous or bony vertebrae connected by collagenous intervertebral joints.
    • Conjoined nerve roots are one pair of unilateral nerve roots in a unique dural sleeve that leaves the spinal canal through a single intervertebral foramen or at two separate levels.

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