Rachises
Rachis Ra"chis (r[=a]"k[i^]s), n.; pl. E. {Rachises} (r[=a]"k[i^]s*[e^]z), L. {Rachides} (r[a^]k"[i^]*d[=e]z). [NL., fr. Gr. "ra`chis, -ios.] [Written also {rhachis}.] 1. (Anat.) The spine; the vertebral column. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Same as {Rhachis}. [1913 Webster]


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