intervertebral disk


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intervertebral disk
profile of lumbar intervertebral disks

intervertebral disk

or intervertebral disc
n.
A broad disk of fibrocartilage situated between adjacent vertebrae of the spinal column.

in′terver′tebral disk′


n.
the plate of fibrocartilage between the bodies of adjacent vertebrae.
[1855–60]

in·ter·ver·te·bral disk

(ĭn′tər-vûr′tə-brəl)
A broad disk of cartilage that separates adjacent vertebrae and acts as a shock absorber during movement.

intervertebral disk

The fibrocartilaginous disk between two vertebrae.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intervertebral disk - a fibrocartilaginous disc serving as a cushion between all of the vertebrae of the spinal column (except between the first two)
spinal column, spine, vertebral column, rachis, backbone, back - the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"
disk, saucer, disc - something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate; "the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky"
Translations

intervertebral disk

n. disco intervertebral.
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