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spine

noun /spain/
the line of linked bones running down the back of humans and many animals; the backbone
colonne vertébrale
She damaged her spine when she fell.
something like a backbone in shape or function
dos
the spine of a book.
a thin, stiff, pointed part growing on an animal or a plant.
épine
spinal adjective of or concerned with the backbone
vertébral
a spinal injury.
spineless adjective of an animal, having no spine; invertebrate.
invertébré
of a person, having a weak character; easily dominated
mou
spineless behaviour
spiny adjective full of, or covered with, spines
épineux
a spiny cactus.
spinal cord a cord of nerve cells running up through the backbone.
moelle épinière
(Definition of spine from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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