scoliosis

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sco·li·o·sis

 (skō′lē-ō′sĭs, skŏl′ē-)
n.
Abnormal lateral curvature of the spine.

[Greek skolios, crooked + -osis.]

sco′li·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.

scoliosis

(ˌskɒlɪˈəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine, of congenital origin or caused by trauma or disease of the vertebrae or hipbones. Compare kyphosis, lordosis
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek: a curving, from skolios bent]
scoliotic adj

sco•li•o•sis

(ˌskoʊ liˈoʊ sɪs, ˌskɒl i-)

n.
an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. Compare kyphosis, lordosis (def. 1).
[1700–10; < Greek skolíōsis bend = skoliō-, variant s. of skolioûsthai to be bent, v. derivative of skoliós curved, bent + -sis -sis]
sco`li•ot′ic (-ˈɒt ɪk) adj.

sco·li·o·sis

(skō′lē-ō′sĭs)
Abnormal sideways curvature of the spine.

scoliosis

lateral curvature of the spine. — scoliotic, adj.
See also: Body, Human

scoliosis

Abnormal curvature of the spine to the side.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scoliosis - an abnormal lateral curve to the vertebral column
spinal curvature - an abnormal curvature of the vertebral column
Translations
skolióza

scoliosis

[ˌskəʊlɪˈəʊsɪs] Nescoliosis f

sco·li·o·sis

n. escoliosis, desviación lateral pronunciada de la columna vertebral.

scoliosis

n escoliosis f