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  Words related to spine

Related / Similar Words: spinal column, vertebral column, backbone, back, rachis, thorn, prickle, pricker, sticker, spur

 

Definition:
  • a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin;
  • the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back";
  • a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf;
  • any pointed projection;

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    Hyponyms: ray, quill, notochord, chine, glochidium, glochid

     

    Part Meronyms: axial skeleton

     

    Derivational Morphology: stick, prickle, prick, spur

     

    Anagrams: snipe

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: kičma   Chinese: 脊椎  
    Danish: rygsøjle   Dutch: ruggengraat  
    Finnish: selkäranka   French: colonne vertébrale  
    German: Rückgrat   Japanese: 脊椎  
    Latvian: mugurkauls   Macedonian: 'рбет  
    Polish: kręgosłup   Russian: позвоночник  
    Swedish: ryggrad  
     
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