kyphosis


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ky·pho·sis

 (kī-fō′sĭs)
n.
Abnormal rearward curvature of the spine, resulting in protuberance of the upper back; hunchback.

[Greek kūphōsis, from kūphos, bent.]

ky·phot′ic (-fŏt′ĭk) adj.

kyphosis

(kaɪˈfəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) 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
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek kuphōsis, from kuphos humpbacked]
kyphotic adj

ky•pho•sis

(kaɪˈfoʊ sɪs)

n.
an abnormal convex curvature of the spine, with a resultant bulge at the upper back.
[1840–50; < Greek]
ky•phot′ic (-ˈfɒt ɪk) adj.

kyphosis

an abnormal condition of the spine in which it has a hump, kyphos, or curvature. — kyphotic, adj.
See also: Body, Human

kyphosis

Abnormal outward curvature of the upper spine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kyphosis - an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral columnkyphosis - an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column
spinal curvature - an abnormal curvature of the vertebral column
Translations
hyperkyfóza
kyfoosikyttyräselkäisyys
cifoză

ky·pho·sis

n. cifosis.
1. exageración en la curvatura posterior de la espina dorsal corcova;
2. cambio notable al cartílago de las vertebras.

kyphosis

n cifosis f
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