spi'nal col"umn

the series of vertebrae in a vertebrate animal forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; spine; backbone. Also called vertebral column.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

spinal canalspinal cord
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