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  1. C-spine(Noun)

    A neckbrace.

    When placing a C-spine on you must measure the person's neck precisely.

  2. C-spine(Noun)

    The position in which a trauma patient's cervical spine is immobilized to prevent possible or further spinal injury.

    Always maintain C-spine if there is even a chance that someone has hit their head or fallen.

  3. C-spine(Verb)

    To immobilize a person's neck and head.

    His neck is broken you must C-spine him now!

  4. C-spine(Abbreviation)

    cervical spinal immobilization

  5. Origin: From cervical + spine


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of c-spine in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of c-spine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of c-spine in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.

  2. Jennifer Titman:

    Right now [Ayden] has tumors on his brain and one on his spine.

  3. Toby Harnden:

    It sends a chill down my spine just sort of thinking about it now.

  4. Megan Leahy:

    Changing your gait can lead to problems with your spine, hips, knees and ankles down the road.

  5. Nelson Wiseman:

    What Trudeau did was surprise the field, and he stiffened the spine of a lot of liberals who were wavering.

Images & Illustrations of c-spine

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