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spinous

 [spi´nus]
pertaining to or like a spine.
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spi·nous

(spī'nŭs),
Relating to, shaped like, or having a spine or spines.
Synonym(s): spinose
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spinous

(spī′nəs)
adj.
1. Resembling a spine or thorn.
2. Having spines or similar projections; spiny.
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spi·nous

(spī'nŭs)
Relating to, shaped like, or having a spine or spines.
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