Definition of Spinate

1. a. Bearing a spine; spiniform.



Definition of Spinate

1. bearing thorns [adj]

Medical Definition of Spinate

1. Spined; having spines. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinate

spinal tumour
spinal vein
spinal veins
spinalis
spinalis capitis muscle
spinalis cervicis muscle
spinalis muscle
spinalis thoracis
spinally
spinals
spinant
spinar
spinarama
spinars
spinas
spinate (current term)
spindle
spindle-celled layer
spindle-legged
spindle-shanked
spindle-shaped
spindle-shaped muscle
spindle-tree family
spindle cataract
spindle cell
spindle cell carcinoma
spindle cell lipoma
spindle cell nevus
spindle cell sarcoma
spindle fibre

Literary usage of Spinate

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1. Supplementary Appendix to Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator by Edward Whymper (1891)
"The smallest (1*8 long) has a distinct spine with four spinate elevations along its upper surface, and which a,v stronger than the similar elevations in the ..."

2. Supplementary Appendix to Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator by Edward Whymper (1891)
"The smallest (1'8 long) has a distinct spine with four spinate elevations along its upper surface, and which are stronger than the similar elevations in the ..."

3. A System of Surgery by Samuel David Gross (1864)
"44, and between the infra-spinate and small teres muscles. ... The principal obstacles to the replacement are the supra-spinate, subscapular, large teres, ..."

4. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1884)
"... more decidedly spinate in young specimens. Opercular spine strong, in young specimens equal in length to that of the shoulders ; pectoral fin does not ..."

5. A System of Surgery: Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative by Samuel David Gross (1866)
"The principal obstacles to the replacement are the supra-spinate, subscapular, large teres, and great pectoral muscles, ..."

6. A System of Surgery: Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative by Samuel David Gross (1882)
"... in the direction of the long tendon of the biceps, from three to four inches in length, detaches the subscapular and spinate muscles, opens the capsule ..."

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