Definitions

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  • adj. Surrounding the vertebrae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Surrounding the vertebræ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Surrounding a vertebra.
  • n. In ichthyology, the neural arch above the centrum of each vertebra; the neurapophysis.

Etymologies

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peri- +‎ vertebral

Examples

  • Intraoperative navigation tools including fluoroscopy and CT-based image guidance have significant limitations in patients with deformities because the relationship between adjacent vertebra and perivertebral structures is dynamic and changing with surgical progress.

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