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Definitions and Synonyms of spinal column | Another word for spinal column | What is spinal column?

Definition 1: the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord - [noun denoting body]

Samples where spinal column or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the fall broke his back

Synonyms for spinal column in the sense of this definition

(spinal column is a kind of ...) any structure created by the skeleton of an organism

(... is a kind of spinal column ) a flexible rodlike structure that forms the supporting axis of the body in the lowest chordates and lowest vertebrates and in embryos of higher vertebrates

(... is a kind of spinal column ) backbone of an animal

(spinal column is a part of ...) the canal in successive vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes

(spinal column is a part of ...) the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes

(spinal column is a part of ...) one of the bony segments of the spinal column

(spinal column is a part of ...) a fibrocartilaginous disc serving as a cushion between all of the vertebrae of the spinal column (except between the first two)

(... is part of spinal column) the part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs

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