- ver·te·bral·ly, adverb
- non·ver·te·bral, adjective
- post·ver·te·bral, adjective
- pre·ver·te·bral, adjective
- sub·ver·te·bral, adjective
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How to use vertebral in a sentence
Two patients died, one from significant blood loss after the operation and the other from a stroke caused by a cut vertebral artery.Peacock's Dr. Death Is Based on A Chilling True Crime Podcast About a Murderous Surgeon. Here's What to Know | Mahita Gajanan | July 16, 2021 | Time
Campana and his colleagues used vertebral growth-band counts to also figure out the ages of 18 additional dead whale sharks.Traces from nuclear-weapons tests offer clues to whale sharks’ ages | Maria Temming | May 20, 2020 | Science News For Students
But these young women all suffered a rare kind of stroke caused by a vertebral artery dissection, or VAD.
With one incision Balsamo separated the vertebral column a couple of inches from the brain, and opened a yawning gash.Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
The vertebral bones serve as mortars in which fish, which have been previously dried in the sun, are pounded.
I may conclude this chapter by a brief view of the Fauna of the higher vertebral animals.
The vertebral column itself is limp and soft, the vertebræ only imperfectly formed and made of soft cartilage.
A single one of these fist-blows, planted in the back, would suffice to break the vertebral column.Mysterious Psychic Forces | Camille Flammarion