Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

vertebral

play
adjective ver·te·bral \(ˌ)vər-ˈtē-brəl, ˈvər-tə-\

Definition of vertebral

  1. :  of, relating to, or being vertebrae or the vertebral column :  spinal <a vertebral fracture>



Circa 1681

First Known Use of vertebral

circa 1681

Rhymes with vertebral


Medical Dictionary

1

vertebral

play play
adjective ver·te·bral \(ˌ)vər-ˈtē-brəl, ˈvərt-ə-\

Medical Definition of vertebral

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or being vertebrae or the spinal column :  spinal

  2. 2:  composed of or having vertebrae




2

vertebral

noun ver·te·bral

Medical Definition of vertebral

  1. :  a vertebral part or element (as an artery)




Learn More about vertebral


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up vertebral? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to take off or remove

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

melancholy lazy philistine frenetic
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ