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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In the articulated series of vertebrae connected by ligaments and separated by more or less elastic intervertebral fibrocartilages that in nearly all vertebrates forms the supporting axis of the body

Usage examples (19)
  • spinally administered
  • A spinally woman of advanced years came forward to greet them, her back as straight as a ramrod.
  • The judge ruled McGown must have known of the dangers of spinally-injected morphine, but ignored them.
  • The procession wound their way into the sacred grove, which had spinally aged trees and was ringed with open columns supporting a narrow battlement. for more
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