Supraspinal Su`pra*spi"nal, a. (Anat.) (a) Situated above the vertebral column. (b) Situated above a spine or spines; supraspinate; supraspinous. [1913 Webster]

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  • Supraspinal — means above the spine , and may refer to: *brainor other supraspinal structures: *supraspinous ligament *supraspinous muscle *supraspinatous fossa …   Wikipedia

  • supraspinal — Relativo a algo que está encima de la columna vertebral. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • supraspinal — SUPRASPINÁL, Ă adj. deasupra spinelor vertebrelor, coloanei vetebrale. (după engl. superspinal) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • supraspinal — adjective Positioned above the spine …   Wiktionary

  • supraspinal — Above the vertebral column or any spine. * * * su·pra·spi·nal spī nəl adj situated or occurring above a spine esp situated above the spine of the scapula * * * su·pra·spi·nal (soo″prə spiґnəl) above or upon a spine …   Medical dictionary

  • supraspinal — su|pra|spina̱l, in fachspr. Fügungen: su|pra|spina̱lis, ...le, auch: su|pra|spina̱tus, ...ta, ...tum [zu ↑supra... u. ↑Spina]: oberhalb der Schulterblattgräte gelegen; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Ligamentum supraspinale (Anat.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • supraspinal — su·pra·spinal …   English syllables

  • supraspinal — “+ adjective Etymology: supra + spinal : situated above a spine; especially : situated over the spinous process of the scapula …   Useful english dictionary

  • supraspinal ligament — n a fibrous cord that joins the tips of the spinous processes of the vertebrae from the seventh cervical vertebra to the sacrum and that continues forward to the skull as the ligamentum nuchae called also supraspinous ligament * * * supraspinous… …   Medical dictionary

  • Stretch reflex — The stretch reflex (myotatic reflex) is a muscle contraction in response to stretching within the muscle. It is a monosynaptic reflex which provides automatic regulation of skeletal muscle length. When a muscle lengthens, the muscle spindle is… …   Wikipedia

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