rachidial

rachidial
adjective

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rachidial /rə-kidˈ/ (rare) or rachidˈian adjective
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Main Entry:rachis

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  • rachidial — SYN: spinal. * * * ra·chid·i·al (ra kidґe əl) spinal (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • rachidial — adj. of the spinal column, of the backbone; of an axis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rachidial — ra·chid·i·al …   English syllables

  • spinal — 1. Relating to any spine or spinous process. 2. Relating to the vertebral column. SYN: rachial, rachidial, rachidian, spinalis. [L. spinalis] * * * spi·nal spīn əl adj …   Medical dictionary

  • rachis — rachidian /reuh kid ee euhn/, rachial /ray kee euhl/, rachidial, adj. /ray kis/, n., pl. rachises, rachides /rak i deez , ray ki /. 1. Bot. a. the axis of an inflorescence when somewhat elongated, as in a raceme. b. (in a pinnately compound leaf… …   Universalium

  • bone — Synonyms and related words: adamant, aitchbone, anklebone, anvil, backbone, bill, biscuit, bony, breastbone, brick, buck, calcaneus, cannon bone, carpal, cartilage, cement, chine, clavicle, coccyx, collarbone, con, concrete, contemplate, cracker …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rachis — n. (pl. rachides) 1 Bot. a a stem of grass etc. bearing flower stalks at short intervals. b the axis of a compound leaf or frond. 2 Anat. the vertebral column or the cord from which it develops. 3 Zool. a feather shaft, esp. the part bearing the… …   Useful english dictionary

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