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spine

noun /spain/
(anatomy ) the line of linked bones running down the back of humans and many animals; backbone columna vertebral, espina dorsal She damaged her spine when she fell.
something like a backbone in shape or function lomo the spine of a book.
a thin, stiff, pointed part growing on an animal or a plant. espina
spinal adjective
(anatomy) of or concerned with the backbone espinal, vertebral a spinal injury.
spineless adjective
(of an animal) having no spine; invertebrate. invertebrado
(of a person) having a weak character; easily dominated débil spineless behaviour/behavior
spiny adjective
full of, or covered with, spines espinoso a spiny cactus.
spinal column noun
(anatomy ) a technical word for the spine; backbone Espinal Dorsal An injury to the spinal column may cause the bones around the spinal cord to break and press against the spinal cord, causing damage to nerves.
spinal cord noun
(anatomy) a cord of nerve cells running up through the backbone. médula espinal
(Definition of spine from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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