What does spinal mean?

Definitions for spinal
ˈspaɪn lspinal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spinal anesthesia, spinal anaesthesia, spinaladjective

    anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord

  2. spinaladjective

    of or relating to the spine or spinal cord

    "spinal cord"; "spinal injury"

Wiktionary

  1. spinaladjective

    of or relating to the spine

  2. Etymology: From spīnālis, from spīna.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spinaladjective

    of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the backbone, or vertebral column; rachidian; vertebral

  2. Spinaladjective

    of or pertaining to a spine or spines

  3. Etymology: [L. spinalis, fr. spina the spine: cf. F. spinal. See Spine.]

Freebase

  1. Spinal

    Of or relating to the spine or spinal cord.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spinal

    spīn′al, adj. pertaining to the spine or backbone.—n. Spī′na, a spine, the backbone: one of the quills of a spinet: a barrier dividing the Roman hippodrome longitudinally.—adj. Spin′āte, covered with spines or spine-like processes.—Spinal column, the backbone; Spinal cord, marrow, the main neural axis of every vertebrate.

Editors Contribution

  1. spinal

    Relating to the spine.

    Our spinal cord contributes to our sense of posture and balance.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 6, 2020  

Anagrams for spinal »

  1. plains, Plains

  2. lapins

  3. splain

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spinal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spinal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of spinal in a Sentence

  1. Albert Einstein:

    He who joyfully marches in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.

  2. Randy Shelerud:

    The main advantage is that there is direct support on the mid-cervical spine with these pillows, which allows less pressure on the cervical facets in the mid spine. The airline seats force one’s head into a bit of flexion not allowing the cervical spinal musculature [ basically all muscles running along the spine ] the ability to completely relax.

  3. Harman Singh Sidhu:

    When I had a spinal injury, I was unable to lie flat in the ambulance because it was too small for a 6-foot man, just the other day, I read about a case where the ambulance had to stop for gas on the way to the hospital -- it shows you the state of how poor our services are.

  4. Peter Wilderotter:

    We're really excited. We think the future looks very bright for those with spinal cord injuries.

  5. Juda Englemeyer:

    It should come as no surprise that Harvey Weinstein has numerous maladies and conditions including a heart condition, high blood pressure and spinal stenosis.

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