supraspinal

adjective
su·​pra·​spi·​nal | \ -ˈspī-nəl How to pronounce supraspinal (audio) \

Medical Definition of supraspinal

: situated or occurring above a spine especially : situated above the spine of the scapula

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“Supraspinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/supraspinal. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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