SPINAL COLUMN By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the backbone from the cranium to the coccyx that encloses the spinal cord. It is a series of bones joined together by cartilage. Its other name is spine. SPINAL COLUMN: "The spinal column is the main axis of the body." Related Psychology Terms SPINAL NERVE SPINAL ROOT SPINAL CORD INJURY CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS SYNDROME CRANIOTELENCEPHALIC DYSPLASIA SCIATIC NERVE SPINAL CANAL NEURAL AXIS MENINGOMYELOCELE BACLOFEN Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPINAL COLUMN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spinal-column/ (accessed February 18, 2020).