dorsispinal

/dawr'seuh spuyn"l/, adj. Anat.
of or pertaining to the back and the spine.
[1835-45; DORSI- + SPINAL]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • dorsispinal — adj. pertaining to the back and the spinal column …   English contemporary dictionary

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