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acantha

 [ah-kan´thah]
spine (def. 1).

a·can·tha

(ă-kan'thă), Do not confuse this word with canthus.
1. A spine or spinous process.
2. The spinous process of a vertebra.
[G. akantha, a thorn]

acantha

(ə-kăn′thə)
n. pl. acan·thae (-thē)
A sharp spiny part or structure, such as the spinous process of a vertebra.

acantha

A nonspecific Greek term for any needle-shaped or spinous structure or process.

a·can·tha

(ă-kan'thă)
1. A spine or spinous process.
2. The spinous process of a vertebra.
[G. akantha, a thorn]
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