noun, Bookbinding.
a paper tube or roll, almost flattened, having one side glued to the back of a book and the other to the inside of the spine.
(pathol) the nontechnical name for lordosis Compare hunchback

hollow back hol·low back (hŏl’ō)
See lordosis.


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