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  • adj. Located near the vertebral column.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to the parapophysis or transverse process given off from the centrum of a vertebra. The term was used by Geoffroy St. Hilaire and R. Grant.
  • n. Same as parapophysis, 2.


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para- +‎ vertebral


  • This finding is compatible with left Horner's syndrome, a regional disturbance of the sympathetic nervous system caused by the paravertebral tumor [in this case - ed.].


  • With clamps and ligature including paired uterine arteries that run right alongside it − Incision is closed in 3 layers: peritoneum, then subQ, lastly skin Spaying of Cow and Mare − Flank approach − Patient is restrained in chute or stocks − Left flank is shaved and prepped − Either line block (infiltration of lidocaine at the site of incision) or paravertebral block is given 44

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  • Has introduced many innovations during her time at London Health Sciences Centre, including the use of patient-controlled regional analgesia equipment, continuous catheter paravertebral blocks for minimally invasive cardiac surgery and cervical epidural anesthesia for shoulder surgery.

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  • It is characterized by involvement of the sacroiliac joints, the spinal apophyseal joints, and the paravertebral soft tissues.

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  • Pott's disease are: d. skull. a. retropharyngeal abscess. e. sternum. b. paravertebral.

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