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Translation of "spine" - English-German dictionary

spine

noun /spain/
the line of linked bones running down the back of humans and many animals; the backbone das Rückgrat She damaged her spine when she fell.
something like a backbone in shape or function der Rücken the spine of a book.
a thin, stiff, pointed part growing on an animal or a plant. der Stachel
spinal adjective
of or concerned with the backbone Rückgrat-… a spinal injury.
spineless adjective
of an animal, having no spine; invertebrate. wirbellos
of a person, having a weak character; easily dominated rückgratlos spineless behaviour
spiny adjective
full of, or covered with, spines stachelig a spiny cactus.
spinal cord
a cord of nerve cells running up through the backbone. das Rückenmark
(Definition of spine from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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