Anterior to the body of a vertebra or of the vertebral column; denoting especially the deepest layer of deep cervical fascia and the muscles on the anterior aspect of the vertebral column.

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pre·ver·te·bral -'vərt-ə-brəl, -(.)vər-'tē-brəl adj situated or occurring anterior to a vertebra or the spinal column <\prevertebral muscles>

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pre·ver·te·bral (pre-vurґtə-brəl) [pre- + vertebral] anterior to a vertebra or vertebrae.

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