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intervertebral Syllabification: in·ter·ver·te·bral
Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈvərdəbrəl/

Definition of intervertebral in English:

adjective

[attributive]
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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