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spinal

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adjective spi·nal \ˈspī-nəl\

Definition of spinal

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or situated near the spinal column

  2. 2a :  of, relating to, or affecting the spinal cord spinal reflexesb :  having the spinal cord functionally isolated (as by surgical section) from the brain experiments on spinal animals

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or resembling a spine

1578

First Known Use of spinal

1578


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spinal

noun spi·nal

Definition of spinal

  1. :  a spinal anesthetic

1944

First Known Use of spinal

1944


SPINAL Defined for English Language Learners

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spinal

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adjective spi·nal \ˈspī-nəl\

Definition of spinal for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or affecting the spine


SPINAL Defined for Kids

spinal

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adjective spi·nal \ˈspī-nəl\

Definition of spinal for Students

  1. :  of, relating to, or located near the backbone or the spinal cord a spinal injury


Medical Dictionary

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spinal

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adjective spi·nal \ˈspīn-əl\

Medical Definition of spinal

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or situated near the spinal column

  2. 2a:  of, relating to, or affecting the spinal cord spinal reflexesb:  having the spinal cord functionally isolated (as by surgical section) from the brain experiments on spinal animalsc:  used for spinal anesthesia a spinal anesthetic

  3. 3:  made for or fitted to the spinal column a spinal brace

spinally

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spinal

noun spi·nal

Medical Definition of spinal

  1. :  a spinal anesthetic



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