spine

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needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal; as a spine or bristle or crystal acicula
outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade acromial process , acromion
chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine; sometimes leads to ankylosis ankylosing spondylitis , Marie-Strumpell disease , rheumatoid spondylitis
spine that supports skull, top vertebrae of atlas
part of the body nearest the spine back
protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book back , binding , book binding , cover
posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine back , dorsum
spine or vertebral column backbone
hollow spine of a feather calamus , quill , shaft
Mediterranean annual or biennial herb having pinkish to purple flowers surrounded by spine-tipped scales; naturalized in America caltrop , Centauria calcitrapa , star-thistle
highly venomous viper of northern Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eye cerastes , Cerastes cornutus , horned asp , horned viper , sand viper
one of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region cervical vertebra , neck bone
method of treatment that manipulates body structures (especially the spine) to relieve low back pain or even headache or high blood pressure chiropractic
bone at lower end of spine coccyx
any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates) costa , rib
person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine crookback , humpback , hunchback
spine, abnormal bend to curvature
abnormal spinal curvature that results when osteoporosis causes the spine to collapse; seen most often in elderly women dowager's hump
spine-tingling electrifying , exciting , suspenseful , thrilling
dogfishes having a spine in each dorsal fin family Squalidae , Squalidae
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