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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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spinalspin‧al /ˈspaɪnl/ adjective  HBHbelonging to or affecting your spine spinal injuries
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spinalBut Peter's back was broken and his spinal cord damaged.Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord due to vitamin B12 deficiency is a treatable condition manifesting sensory ataxia.The ball had entered his body in front and passed out near the spinal cord, paralyzing him in legs and arms.In vertebrates the brain is the much expanded front end of the spinal cord.These deliver serotonin to wide areas of the brain and spinal cord.The large majority - around 60% - of cases in this group have spina bifida or spinal gaps.To prevent certain paralysis they needed to perform a series of operations to graft a spinal vertebra.
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