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Spine: The bones, muscles, tendons, and other tissues that reach from the base of the skull to the tailbone. The spine encloses the spinal cord and the fluid surrounding the spinal cord. For more information on the back, see http://www.knowyourback.org/Pages/Definitions/AnatomySpine/Bones/SpinalColumn.aspx

Alternate Names
Backbone
Spinal column
Vertebral column
Primary Site
C412 Vertebral column