[ in-ter-vur-tuh-bruh l ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈvɜr tə brəl /

adjective Anatomy.

situated between the vertebrae.

Origin of intervertebral

First recorded in 1775–85; inter- + vertebral

Related forms

in·ter·ver·te·bral·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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[ ĭn′tər-vûrtə-brəl, -vûr-tē- ]


Located between vertebrae.
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