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1. Of, relating to, or situated near the spine or spinal cord; vertebral: spinal injury.
2. Resembling a spine or spinous part.
An anesthetic injected into the spinal cord to induce partial or complete anesthesia.

spi′nal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.spinally - in the spine; "spinally administered"
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[11] [alpha]2 adreno receptor agonist given spinally have anti-nociceptive action for both somatic and visceral pain.
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Clinicophysiological effects of spinally administered ketamine and its combinations with xylazine and medetomidine in healthy goats.
"I was spinally injured to a high level which has left me in a wheelchair all the time.
Shephard, "Gains of cardiorespiratory fitness with arm-crank training in spinally disabled men.," Canadian journal of sport sciences = Journal canadien des sciences du sport, vol.
Gardiner, "Daily passive cycling attenuates the hyperexcitability and restores the responsiveness of the extensor monosynaptic reflex to quipazine in the chronic spinally transected rat," Journal of Neurotrauma, vol.
The tail immersion test gives a response that is believed to be a spinally mediated reflex but the mechanism of response could also involve higher neural structures.
Effect of spinally administered simvastatin on the formalin-induced nociceptive response in mice.
Twining et al., "The potencial role of fractalkine, a neural chemokine, in creating spinally mediated exaggerated pain states," Journal of Pain Supplements, vol.
In contrast to writhing test, other animal models of pain (tail clip, hot plate and tail immersion test) elucidate centrally mediated analgesic mechanisms [11,21] that generate spinally and supra spinally integrated [22, 23].
Animals were placed on the tail-flick apparatus (Ugo Basile), which allows collection of information on the mechanism and location of the antinociceptive activity detected, since the tail-flick reflex is spinally integrated (23).
Robotic assistance that encourages the generation of stepping rather than fully assisting movements is best for learning to step in spinally contused rats.