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: of, relating to, or being vertebrae or the vertebral column : spinal
a vertebral fracture
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circa 1681, in the meaning defined above
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(Entry 1 of 2)
: of, relating to, or being vertebrae or the spinal column : spinal
: composed of or having vertebrae
Medical Definition of vertebral (Entry 2 of 2)
: a vertebral part or element (as an artery)
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