Usage examples for spinal

  1. Then they allow it to trickle down your spinal column to the rhythm of your favorite poem- so many drops to so many feet." – Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School by Margaret Penrose
  2. He was now a man of forty- three, but seemed older, his hair turning grey, his appearance neglected, as though his shoulders had sunk in, as though something were broken in his spinal system. – The Twilight of the Souls by Louis Couperus
  3. By this means, when the blow is skilfully given, the beast is brought down at one blow, and, to prevent recovery, a cane is generally inserted, by which the spinal cord is perforated, which instantly deprives the ox of all sensation of pain. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  4. The most important of the groups of bones are as follows: 1. The Spinal Column. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  5. So far as I can tell the bullet just grazed the spinal cord, and it's the shock of that which makes him so quiet now. – Hidden Gold by Wilder Anthony
  6. Who can look at those massive partition- walls, the spinal column of the castle, in which are sunken deep alcoves, secret staircases, cabinets, while they themselves enclose halls as vast as that great council- room, the guardroom, and the royal chambers, in which, in our day, a regiment of infantry is comfortably lodged- who can look at all this and not be aware of the prodigalities of Crown and court? – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  7. He misjudged his time by a quarter of a turn- that is, he turned three somersaults and a quarter instead of just three- and struck the net so that he twisted his spinal column, and he died a few weeks later. – Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett
  8. The brain and spinal cord are contained within a bony canal, which forms a protective covering for them. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  9. It has the highest evolutionary value because of unique brain and spinal centers. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  10. The whole of the spinal cord and lower part of the brain are made up of nerve- centres of reflex action; and, in the result, we have a wonderfully perfect machine in the animal body considered as a whole. – Mind and Motion and Monism by George John Romanes
  11. Dr. Romberg had wisely considered my reluctance to interrupt my studies by a residence in the south, because he deemed life in a well- ordered household more beneficial to sufferers from spinal diseases than a warmer climate, when leaving home, as in my case, threatened to disturb the patient's peace of mind. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. If you will notice, you will see that each cigar has a spinal column to it, and this outer debris is wrapped around it. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  13. The first bolt must have gone through and severed its spinal column, but Grant risked destruction from the threshing body long enough to burn the head off entirely. – The Wealth of Echindul by Noel Miller Loomis
  14. With regard to the nervous system, he taught that the nerves of the senses are distinct from those which impart the power of motion to muscles- that the former are derived from the anterior parts of the brain, while the latter arise from the posterior portion, or from the spinal cord. – Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae
  15. Accidents to the skull, heart diseases, nervous exhaustion, and spinal ailments seem especially amenable to music. – Increasing Personal Efficiency by Russell H. Conwell
  16. The brain is continuous with the spinal cord. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  17. But the true cause of this had not been suspected, except by Dr. Little; for mischief to the spinal cord may be carried very far before there is any outward sign to manifest it. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  18. I most assuredly did not, for little chills began to play up and down my spinal column, and I wasn't exactly in love with the idea of having an escaped murderer crawling out of a hay- stack at midnight and cutting my throat. – The Prairie Wife by Arthur Stringer
  19. I reckon he must have shocked the spinal cord or something because I was fair paralyzed for an hour or two. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  20. You naughty man, but I do really need some extra support for my spinal column, and it's awfully pleasant, but dear Grundy won't allow it, so we must wait for our waltz. – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny