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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 Demonstrates Significant Growth with over 27,000 Implanted Fusion Devices
    Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, today announced that it has achieved 27,000 implantations of its Endoskeleton® interbody fusion devices since its inception – an increase of 25% from 2013 – and has achieved a $26 million annualized sales revenue run-rate. Read more on this news related to 'Spine'
  • Aurora Spine Announces First TiNANO® Coated Interbody Cage Surgery in Israel
    Aurora Spine Corporation announced today the first surgery in Nazareth, Israel using the EOS minimally invasive TLIF Interbody Fusion System featuring TiNano . The surgery was performed at the Nazareth ... Read more on this news related to 'Spine'
  • Aurora Spine Corporation : ANNOUNCES FIRST TiNANO® COATED INTERBODY CAGE SURGERY IN ISRAEL
    AURORA SPINE ANNOUNCES FIRST TiNANO® COATED INTERBODY CAGE SURGERY IN ISRAEL Carlsbad, California, January 23, 2015 /Marketwired/ - Aurora Spine Corporation (TSXV: ASG) announced today the first surgery ... Read more on this news related to 'Spine'

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