Spine

Definition of Spine

n.1.(Bot.) A sharp appendage to any of a plant; a thorn.
2.(Zool.) A rigid and sharp projection upon any part of an animal.
3.(Anat.) The backbone, or spinal column, of an animal; - so called from the projecting processes upon the vertebræ.
4.Anything resembling the spine or backbone; a ridge.

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Spinal
Spinal accessory nerves
Spinal column
Spinal cord
Spinal marrow
Spinate
Spindle
Spindle shell
Spindle side
Spindle tree
Spindle-legged
Spindle-shanked
Spindle-shaped
Spindlelegs
Spindleshanks
Spindletail
Spindleworm
Spindling
Spindly
Spindrift
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Spine-tailed swift
Spineback
Spinebill
Spined
Spinel
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Spinescence
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Spini-spirulate
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