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intervertebral surface of body of vertebra


Definition: the superior or inferior surface of the body of a presacral vertebra that faces the corresponding surface of the adjacent vertebra; an intervertebral disc is interposed between the adjacent surfaces, uniting them.

Synonym(s): facies intervertebralis vertebraeTA

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