BACKBONE By N., Sam M.S. - 9 refers to another name for the spinal column. See also back-clipping n. see also clipping. BACKBONE: "The term backbone is synonymous with the term spine." Related Psychology Terms SPINAL NERVES PEAK-CLIPPING SPINAL COLUMN NEURON (Nerve Cell) LORDOSIS SCIATIC NERVE CEREBRAL CORTEX PERSONALITY TRAIT THEORY LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) BACK-FORMATION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BACKBONE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/backbone/ (accessed May 29, 2022).