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n. spine

Definition of spine in English

Articulated bone structure located between the head and the pelvis that constitutes the longitudinal and posterior axis of the axial skeleton, whose main functions are to provide support and house the spinal cord.

Synonyms of spine in English

vertebral columnbackbone

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n. spine

Definition of spine in English

Spike derived from the modification of a leaf, as on the cactus.

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n. spine

Definition of spine in English

Hard, thin and pointed projection on some animals, used as a defence mechanism.

Synonyms of spine in English

spikequill

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n. cervical spine

Definition of cervical spine in English

Upper part of the spine, formed by the first six vertebrae, which extends from the base of the cranium to the lower part of the neck.

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n. dorsal spine

Definition of dorsal spine in English

Middle and longest part of the spine, formed by twelve vertebrae, which extends from the base of the neck to the middle of the back.

Synonyms of dorsal spine in English

thoracic spine

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n. lumbar spine

Definition of lumbar spine in English

Lower part of the spine, formed by the last five vertebrae, extending from the middle of the back to the pelvis.

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n. thoracic spine

Definition of thoracic spine in English

Middle and longest part of the spine, formed by twelve vertebrae, which extends from the base of the neck to the middle of the back.

Synonyms of thoracic spine in English

dorsal spine