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spi·na·lis (mus·cle)

[TA]
the medial component of the erector spinae muscle; it is composed of the spinalis capitis, spinalis cervicis, and spinalis thoracis muscles.
Synonym(s): musculus spinalis [TA], spinal muscle

spi·nal

(spī'năl),
1. Relating to any spine or spinous process.
2. Relating to the vertebral column.
[L. spinalis]

spinalis

(spī-nā′lĭs) [L.]
A muscle attached to the spinal process of a vertebra.
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STEMS EVALUATED, STEM HEIGHTS (M), LEAVES PER STEM, LARGEST WIDTH AND GREATER LENGTH (CM) (MEAN [+ or -] SEI OF COSTUS SPICATUS AND COSTUS SPINALIS (COSTACEAE) IN ABR 2010 AND 2011.
In the lumbar region leptomeningeal involvement beginning at the end of the medulla spinalis that gave rise to a separation of nerves in the cauda equine was observed.
(4) An example of an examination technique is illustrated in the handling of medulla spinalis. Horner described, "...
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Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; Spinalis SCI Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden