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ver·te·bral

 (vûr′tə-brəl, vər-tē′brəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or of the nature of a vertebra.
2. Having or consisting of vertebrae.
3. Having a spinal column.

ver′te·bral·ly adv.

ver•te•bral

(ˈvɜr tə brəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or composed of vertebrae; spinal.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vertebral - of or relating to or constituting vertebraevertebral - of or relating to or constituting vertebrae
Translations

vertebral

[vɜːtɪbrəl] ADJvertebral

vertebral

adj (form)Wirbel-

vertebral

[ˈvɜːtɪbrəl] adjvertebrale

ver·te·bral

a. vertebral, rel. a las vértebras;
___ arteryarteria ___;
___ canalconducto ___;
___ ribscostillas ___ -es.

vertebral

adj vertebral
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