a. of or relating to the spine or spinal cord; in the region of, the backbone, or vertebral column
Both the reduction and the stabilization surgery are common practices in spinal cord injuries and clearly were vital elements of Everett’s care.
Sentence in Classic:
His soft, yielding, dislocated, sickly, shapeless ideas attached themselves to Enjolras as to a spinal column.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
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 Context