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spinous

1. Spinose; thorny.

2. Having the form of a spine or thorn; spinelike.

(Science: anatomy) Spinous process of a vertebra, the dorsal process of the neural arch of a vertebra; a neurapophysis.


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Old bone

To me,it does not seem, that you could join two such pieces together like vertebrates. Also, the part, which should probably be the spinous process seems to be expanded in the end, like if there were joint...

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by JackBean
Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:40 pm
 
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Topic: Old bone
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Old bone

... of the anterior and posterior tubercle. I have no idea! That is why I thought I would see what others come up. The large bit in the middle the spinous process? The bone is obviously quite worn from tumbling in the ocean but if it is part of the spine it would also have been from something very ...

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by johnzon
Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:45 pm
 
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Topic: Old bone
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