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 Meanings and Examples of SPINAL
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spinal
 a.  of or relating to the spine or spinal cord; in the region of, the backbone, or vertebral column
Classic Sentence:
1  Now, I consider that the phrenologists have omitted an important thing in not pushing their investigations from the cerebellum through the spinal canal.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
2  Apply this spinal branch of phrenology to the Sperm Whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
3  And what is still more, for many feet after emerging from the brain's cavity, the spinal cord remains of an undecreasing girth, almost equal to that of the brain.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
4  But leaving this hint to operate as it may with the phrenologists, I would merely assume the spinal theory for a moment, in reference to the Sperm Whale's hump.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
5  The very first chords which Mademoiselle Reisz struck upon the piano sent a keen tremor down Mrs. Pontellier's spinal column.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
6  His soft, yielding, dislocated, sickly, shapeless ideas attached themselves to Enjolras as to a spinal column.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
Example Sentence:
1  Both the reduction and the stabilization surgery are common practices in spinal cord injuries and clearly were vital elements of Everett's care.