spinal_column
1. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
Synonyms: spine vertebral_column back rachis backbone
Examples:

"the fall broke his back"

Related terms: skeletal_structure notochord chine axial_skeleton vertebra coccyx intervertebral_disc spinal_canal
Similar spelling:   spinal_cord
  spinal_canal
  spinal_fusion
  spinal_vein
  spinal_nerve
  spinal_fluid
  spinal_curvature
  spinal_tap
  spinal_puncture