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Kyphosis



[kahy-foh-sis] /kaɪˈfoʊ sɪs/

noun, Pathology.
1.
an abnormal, convex curvature of the spine, with a resultant bulge at the upper back.
/kaɪˈfəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) backward curvature of the thoracic spine, of congenital origin or resulting from injury or disease; hunchback See also Pott’s disease Compare lordosis, scoliosis
n.

from Greek kyphos “crooked” + -osis.

kyphosis ky·pho·sis (kī-fō’sĭs)
n.
Abnormal rearward curvature of the spine, resulting in a protuberant upper back. Also called humpback.
ky·phot’ic (-fŏt’ĭk) adj.

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