rachi-

combining form
variants: or rachio- or less commonly rhachi- or rhachio-

Definition of rachi-

: spine : spinal : spinal and
  • rachicentesis
  • rachiodont
  • rachiometer

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Origin and Etymology of rachi-

Greek rhachi-, from rhachis lower part of the back, spine, backbone; akin to Greek rhachos thorn hedge, Middle Irish fracc needle, Lithuanian ražas stubble, tine of a fork


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