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Spine Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin
  • the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"
  • a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf
  • any pointed projection

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back" ,
  • any sharply pointed projection ,
  • a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf ,
  • the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved; "the title and author were printed on the spine of the book" ,
  • a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin

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Spine Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The vertebral column is the scientific, anatomical word for the spine or backbone. It is a column of vertebrae in the back part of the torso (upper body). There is a canal that runs through the length of the backbone. Inside this canal is the spinal cord. Animals, including humans, that have a vertebral column are called vertebrates, and animals that don't have one are called invertebrates.

The vertebral column is divided by doctors into 5 sections called regions. These 5 regions from top to bottom are:



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  • Titan Spine Receives FDA Clearance to Launch Endoskeleton® TCS Device for Cervical Fusion with Integrated Fixation
    Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, today announced that it has received 510 clearance from the U.S. Read more on this news related to 'Spine'
  • Laser Spine Institute’s New Surgery Center Opens in Cincinnati
    Laser Spine Institute, the leader in minimally invasive spine surgery, opened the doors today on its new facility in Cincinnati. Located across from Eden Park, the 36,000-square-foot facility will be staffed by award-winning neurosurgeon Thomas Francavilla, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., a two-time recipient of the Southern Neurosurgical Association’s first prize in clinical Read more on this news related to 'Spine'
  • Forget the wheel, this company wants to reinvent the hinge on your glasses
    The hinge that holds the arms on your glasses may seem like a simple, unchangeable item; but Spine Optics thinks it can do better. The Spine Hinge is the result, and to our surprise, it really is better than the trusty old hinge. The post Forget the wheel, this company wants to reinvent the hinge on your glasses appeared first on Digital Trends . Read more on this news related to 'Spine'

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