spine

  1. any pointed projection
  2. a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf
  3. a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin

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Spine

• (n.) One of the rigid and undivided fin rays of a fish. • (n.) The backbone, or spinal column, of an animal; -- so called from the projecting processes upon the vertebrae. • (n.) A rigid and sharp projection upon any part of an animal. • (n.) A sharp appendage to any of a plant; a thorn. • (n.) Anything resembling the spi...
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spine

(from the article `angiosperm`) Stipules often develop before the rest of the leaf; they protect the young blade and then are often shed when the leaf matures. Spines are also ... Cacti can be distinguished from all other succulent plants by the presence of spines in areoles, small cushions that develop from an axillary bud of ... [2...
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spine

(spīn) a thornlike process or projection; called also acantha and spina. vertebral column.
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spine

noun a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin
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SPINE

[molecular biology] SPINE stands for Strep-protein interaction experiment. SPINE is a powerful tool to detect protein-protein interactions in vivo. The bait protein has to be expressed with a Strep-tag under the conditions when the potential interaction partners are presumably present in the cells. The addition of formaldehyde links the bai...
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Spine

[zoology] In a zoological context, a spine is a hard, needle-like anatomical structure. Spines are found in a wide range of animals both vertebrate and invertebrate. In most spiny mammals, the spines are modified hairs, with a spongy center covered in a thick, hard layer of keratin, and a sharp, sometimes barbed, tip. ==Occurrence== ===Mamm...
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Spine

Spine noun [ Latin spina thorn, the spine; akin to spica a point: confer Old French espine , French ├ępine . Confer Spike , Spinet a musical instrument, Spinny .] 1. (Botany) A sharp appendage to any of a plant; a thorn. 2. ...
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spine

a column in the body consisting of 33 vertebrae.
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spine

A measurement of bow stiffness
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Spine

A multicellular, thorn like process or outgrowth of the integument not separated from it by a joint.
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Spine

A multicellular, thorn-like process or outgrowth of the integument not separated from it by a joint.
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spine

A sharp pointed projection.
Found on http://txmarspecies.tamug.edu/crustglossary.cfm

Spine

a sharp projecting point; an unjointed support in the anterior portions of the dorsal and anal fins
Found on http://australianmuseum.net.au/Glossary-of-fish-terms

Spine

a sharp projecting point; an unjointed support in the anterior portions of the dorsal and anal fins
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Spine

a sharp-pointed rigid structure, usually a highly modified leaf or stipule
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Spine

a sharp-pointed rigid structure, usually a highly modified leaf or stipule
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Spine

A single, median supporting element of a fin, usually stiff. Distinguished from a ray in that it is single, median, never branched or jointed.
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Spine

A stiff, sharp projection on an animal; another word for quill.
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spine

a stiff, sharp, pointed structure, formed by modification of a plant organ. adj. spinose
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spine

A stiff, sharp-pointed structure, formed by modification of a plant organ, for example a lateral branch or a stipule. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Spine

A strong and sharp-pointed woody body mostly arising from the wood of the stem.
Found on http://www.gardenology.org/wiki/Glossary_of_Gardening_Terms

Spine

A thick, stiff hair or bristle.
Found on http://www.xs4all.nl/~ednieuw/Spiders/Spiderglossary.htm

Spine

A thick, stiff hair or bristle.
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Science/Spiders/

Spine

Back edge of a book.
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