SPINAL COLUMN By N., Sam M.S. - 4 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 NERVES CEREBRAL CORTEX NEURON (Nerve Cell) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) SCIATIC NERVE LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (PNS) SPINAL ROOT SPINAL CANAL Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SPINAL COLUMN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spinal-column/ (accessed August 17, 2022).