Definition of spinal column in English:

spinal column

Syllabification: spi·nal col·umn

noun

The spine; the backbone.
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  • These discs are cushions of cartilage acting as shock absorbers between the bodies of the vertebrae that comprise the spinal column.
  • This is a test where a needle is placed through the lower part of the back between the backbones and into the spinal column.
  • In this condition, the spinal cord and the bones of the spinal column may fail to develop normally.

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