intervertebral

adjective in·ter·ver·te·bral \ ˌin-tər-ˈvər-tə-brəl , -(ˌ)vər-ˈtē- \

Definition of intervertebral

: situated or occurring between vertebrae of the spinal column
  • Gelatin-filled intervertebral discs normally cushion the bones of the back, but sometimes a disc ruptures and bulges outward.
  • —Adam Rogers
  • intervertebral foramina

First Known Use of intervertebral

1782

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intervertebral

adjective in·ter·ver·te·bral \ ˌint-ər-ˈvərt-ə-brəl, -(ˌ)vər-ˈtē- \

medical Definition of intervertebral

: situated between vertebrae

intervertebrally

play \-brə-lē\ adverb

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