acanthoid


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a·can·thoid

 (ə-kăn′thoid′)
adj.
Shaped like a thorn or spine.
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acanthoid

(əˈkænθɔɪd)
adj
resembling a spine; spiny
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Adj.1.acanthoid - shaped like a spine or thornacanthoid - shaped like a spine or thorn  
pointed - having a point
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Translations

a·can·thoid

n. acantoide, espinoso-a, en forma de espina.
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Upper trapezius: was put in the middle of space between acanthoid apophysis And seventh neck vertebra (C7) and posterior border of achromiom apophysis and the direction of trapezius line.