any of the cartilaginous discs between individual vertebrae, acting as shock absorbers
noun, Anatomy. 1. the plate of fibrocartilage between the bodies of adjacent vertebrae. intervertebral disk n. Any of the disks between the bodies of adjacent vertebrae. Also called intervertebral cartilage. intervertebral disk (ĭn’tər-vûr’tə-brəl) A broad disk of cartilage that separates adjacent vertebrae of the spine and acts as a shock absorber during movement.
- Intervertebral foramen
intervertebral foramen n. Any of the openings into the vertebral canal bounded by the pedicles of adjacent vertebrae above and below, the vertebral bodies in front, and the articular processes behind.
- Intervertebral vein
intervertebral vein n. Any of numerous veins accompanying the spinal nerves, emptying in the neck into the vertebral vein, in the thorax into the intercostal vein, and in the lumbar and sacral regions into the lumbar and sacral veins.
[in-ter-vyoo] /ˈɪn tərˌvyu/ noun 1. a formal meeting in which one or more persons question, consult, or evaluate another person: a job interview. 2. a meeting or conversation in which a writer or reporter asks questions of one or more persons from whom material is sought for a newspaper story, television broadcast, etc. 3. the […]