spinal concussion

n.

Sudden transient loss of function of the spinal cord due to trauma.

Nearby words

  1. spinal artery,
  2. spinal atrophy,
  3. spinal block,
  4. spinal canal,
  5. spinal column,
  6. spinal cord,
  7. spinal curvature,
  8. spinal decompression,
  9. spinal fusion,
  10. spinal ganglion


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.