What does spinal mean?

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ˈspaɪn lspinal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spinal anesthesia, spinal anaesthesia, spinal(adj)

    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. spinal(adj)

    of or relating to the spine or spinal cord

    "spinal cord"; "spinal injury"

Wiktionary

  1. spinal(Adjective)

    of or relating to the spine

    Etymology: From spīnālis, from spīna.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spinal(adj)

    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. Spinal(adj)

    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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How to say spinal in sign language?

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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. Professor Auke Ijspeert:

    By decoding this primitive animal what we hope is to also contribute to the understanding of how mammals, including humans, walk. And therefore understanding input and output relationships of the spinal cord.

  3. Tia McNeill:

    When Fred was playing, the worse we ever thought an injury would be would be some major spinal type thing, where they're carried off in paralysis. That was your worst fear, sitting in the stands. But this? We didn't know. We didn't see it coming.

  4. 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.

  5. Chief Executive George Scangos:

    Five years down the road, with some luck, we'll have an Alzheimer's drug that's getting approved, i hope we can transform the treatment of MS. By that time, we will have made substantial progress on ALS and other nerve degenerative diseases, spinal muscular atrophy in kids. All that stuff is on our plate.

Images & Illustrations of spinal

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