The nature of the post-anal spine has been strangely misinterpreted by some writers.
A cold shiver went down his spine just thinking about it; a primal fear of dark and dank places.
Douches to the spine are much employed for nervous debility, and good effects are also obtained in such cases from the so-called needle-bath, where small streams of water at high pressure are driven against the whole surface of the body.
Eventually, when the right and left feet of the coracoids overlap each other, the anterior sternal spine contains a foramen.
The margins of these leaf-like branches are more or less crenately notched, the notches representing buds, as do the spine-clusters in the spiny genera; and from these crenatures the large showy flowers are produced.