- situated between the vertebrae.
Origin of intervertebral
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In the intervertebral regions the cartilage becomes thickened, as in Amphibia, and gradually constricts the notochord.
Rudiments of the intervertebral portions of the notochord may long be detected in the ligamenta suspensoria.
The intervertebral and tempero-maxillary articulations have very rarely suffered in the writer's experience.
Intervertebral, in-tėr-vėr′te-bral, adj. situated between two successive vertebr.
The intervertebral disks first appear in the Crocodilia, the highest existing order of reptilia.
- Located between vertebrae.
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