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Whenever you stretch a muscle, these sensory receptors tell neurons within the muscle to fire a signal back to the central nervous system through the spinal column.
Adult lampreys have a spinal column and swim through the water in search of fish, which they latch onto and bleed out with a tooth-filled mouth.These fossilized lamprey hatchlings disprove an age-old evolutionary theory|Philip Kiefer|March 11, 2021|Popular-Science
Sometimes a column has the economy and rhythm of a short story.
Later that night, that same black-and-red banner would be seen again—in the column of marchers chanting for dead cops.
He branded it a fifth-column invasion into popular culture, normalizing radical, even communist ambitions.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My editor called and said, “Do a column on this Lena Dunham flap!”Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His sign was the last one people saw as the column of marchers passed them, it read, “Am I next?”
My two eyes haven't quite the same focal length and this often puts me out of the straight with a column of figures.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The very first chords which Mademoiselle Reisz struck upon the piano sent a keen tremor down Mrs. Pontellier's spinal column.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He leaned against that same stone column, thinking, searching in his mind, feeling acutely.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Track of the count may be kept by placing a mark for each leukocyte in its appropriate column, ruled upon paper.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The last thing—against the skyline—a little column of French soldiers of the line charging back upwards towards the lost redoubt.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton