Definitions

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  • adj. Not spinal.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ spinal

Examples

  • "Our findings raise the possibility that severe suppression of bone turnover may develop during long-term alendronate therapy, resulting in increased susceptibility to, and delayed healing of, nonspinal fractures."

    Merck funded and edited article in JAMA--surprise--supports Merck drug

  • "We report on nine patients who sustained spontaneous nonspinal fractures while on alendronate therapy, six of whom displayed either delayed or absent fracture healing for 3 months to 2 years during therapy," wrote the authors.

    Merck funded and edited article in JAMA--surprise--supports Merck drug

  • Metabolism called "Severely Suppressed Bone Turnover: A Potential Complication Of Alendronate Therapy" warned of patients on Fosamax having "increased susceptibility to, and delayed healing of, nonspinal fractures."

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • Physical therapy can help with nonspecific back pain, where the cause is nonspinal (i.e., musculoskeletal).

    The Jakarta Post Breaking News

  • Under the Actonel deal, if a patient insured by Health Alliance suffers a nonspinal fracture despite faithfully taking Actonel, the drug makers will help pay for the medical care

    news | SJ | http://www.goupstate.com

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