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

    Etymology: From spīnālis, from spīna.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spinaladjective

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

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

  2. Spinaladjective

    of or pertaining to a spine or spines

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

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  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. Adam Fritz:

    Seeing this experiment and what this research has done, I think within my lifetime we will see a cure for spinal cord injury, or a treatment to fix it.

  2. Fox News:

    We go for a swim, we take a few dives and I hit my head on the bottom of the pool, the amazing thing is there was not even a cut on my head. It just hit at precisely the angle where all the force was transmitted to one spot … the cervical vertebrae which severed the spinal cord.

  3. Kevin Hrusovsky:

    Nobody thought that many of the proteins or bio markers that affect the brain would even be in blood. It was thought, basically, that those proteins and those markers would only be in the brain in the spinal fluid, but what we’ve learned is that a small amount of the spinal fluid, the cerebral spinal fluid, actually leaks into the blood through the blood brain barrier and because our technology can detect things that are so minute in blood, we can test what’s going on in the brain.

  4. Amber Luong:

    Any blood in your spinal fluid is very irritating to the brain and gives you a headache.

  5. Miguel Nicolelis:

    What we didn't expect and what we observed is that some of these patients regained voluntary control of muscles in the legs below the level of the lesion and regained sensitivity below the level of the spinal cord injury.

Images & Illustrations of spinal

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