BACKBONE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 LUMBAR SPINAL CANAL RACHISCHISIS BACK-FORMATION PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (PNS) SPINAL CORD INJURY BACLOFEN LORDOSIS VERTEBRAL ARTERY SENSORY DISORDER 1 Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BACKBONE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/backbone/ (accessed April 3, 2020).