What are some alternative words for rachis?

Synonyms for rachisˈreɪ kɪs; ˈræk ɪˌdiz, ˈreɪ kɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rachis(noun)

    axis of a compound leaf or compound inflorescence

    Synonyms:
    vertebral column, back, spine, backbone, spinal column

  2. spinal column, vertebral column, spine, backbone, back, rachis(noun)

    the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

    "the fall broke his back"

    Synonyms:
    dorsum, cover, sticker, spikelet, mainstay, backrest, lynchpin, binding, grit, prickle, book binding, pricker, spine, sand, thorn, spinal column, keystone, spur, linchpin, back, backbone, rear, acantha, gumption, anchor, rachis, moxie, guts, vertebral column

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

spine

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. rachis

    Synonyms:
    Vertebral column, columna vertebralis [NA6]


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