a spine or spinelike projection.
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How to use spina in a sentence
Fetuses with spina bifida, whose spines don’t develop properly, might undergo surgery before birth at one of a small number of specialized surgical centers, for example.This toddler is the first to have been treated for her disease before she was born | Jessica Hamzelou | November 11, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
The course was divided down the centre by a low wall, called the spina, which was adorned with various sculptures.Architecture | Thomas Roger Smith
At the age of twenty-two, Ancilla turned a dancer and spina became a singer.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete | Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Along the transverse axis ran a fence (spina) separating the return course from the starting one.
The sentence is very obscure, but the allusion must be to the dolphins, the figures of which were placed upon the spina.The Letters of Cassiodorus | Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
It seems that in a corresponding place near the other end of the spina figures of dolphins were used for the same purpose.The Letters of Cassiodorus | Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)