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- adj. Between adjacent spinal processes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Between spines; esp., between the spinous processes of the vertebral column.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In anatomy, situated between spines—that is, between spinous processes of successive vertebræ: as, an interspinal muscle.
- n. One of the interhemal or interneural bones of the fish skeleton.
The Interspinales are short muscular fasciculi, placed in pairs between the spinous processes of the contiguous vertebræ, one on either side of the interspinal ligament.
The interspinal ligaments thin and membranous, connect adjoining spinous processes and extend from the root to the apex of each process.
Between the spinous processes it is continuous with the interspinal ligaments.