spinous


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spi·nous

 (spī′nəs)
adj.
1. Resembling a spine or thorn.
2. Having spines or similar projections; spiny.

spinous

(ˈspaɪnəs)
adj
1. (Biology) resembling a spine or thorn: the spinous process of a bone.
2. (Biology) having spines or spiny projections
3. (Botany) another word for spinose

spi•nous

(ˈspaɪ nəs)

adj.
1. covered with spines or thorns; spiny.
2. resembling a spine or thorn.
[1630–40; < Latin spīnōsus; see spine, -ous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spinous - having spines; "the dorsal fin is spinous"
spineless - lacking spiny processes; "spineless fins"
2.spinous - shaped like a spine or thornspinous - shaped like a spine or thorn  
pointed - having a point
Translations

spi·nous

a. espinoso-a, en forma de espina.
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A characteristic cervical vertebrae consists of vertebral body, pedicle, lamina, transverse process, spinous process, and superior and inferior articular process (Drake et al., 2010).
Koilocytes containing enlarged and irregular nuclei, perinuclear halos, and coarse keratohyalin granules may be found in the granular and upper spinous layers.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2015 for patients with moderate degenerative LSS--creates space between the spinous processes of the vertebrae.
The Superion System, pproved by the FDA in 2015 for patients with moderate degenerative LSS, creates space between the spinous processes of the vertebrae.
The very close contact between the spinous processes - the bony projections off the back of each vertebra - became clear, as did the prominent wear marks that were in part caused by the curvature of the spine.
The very close contact between the spinous processes -- the bony projections off the back of each vertebra -- became clear, as did the prominent wear marks that were in part caused by the curvature of the spine.
Next, to promote the external identification of each vertebra and its displacement in the three planes of the space, anatomical landmarks vector type 45 mm long and 5 mm in diameter, specially developed for this study, were positioned in the respective spinous processes of said vertebrae.
The formetric measurement of the course of spinous processes and vertebral rotation demonstrates a high degree of compatibility with CT-based calculations of the Raimondi angle [10,11].
The limited scholarship analyzing these traits in connection with ancestral groups allowed for minimal bias during analysis, with the exception of the bifurcation of the spinous processes (Asvat 2012; Cunningham 1886; Duray et al.
Methods: The single-centre, non-randomised interventional, prospective, observational study was conducted Neurosurgery Clinic of Mazhar Osman Research and Training Hospital for Psychiatry and Neurology, Istanbul, Turkey from May 2013 and May 2016 and comprised adult patients with refractory symptoms from degenerative central lumbar spinal stenosis who underwent lumbar spinous processsplitting laminectomy.
This new block is performed at the level of the T5 spinous process under USG in the longitudinal probe orientation by using a linear probe and a sensory block spanning T3 to T9; the technique is done while the patient is in a sitting position [2].