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
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Atlantic Health System today announced the opening of the Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center at Atlantic Orthopedic Institute.
Aims and Objectives: The aim of this study is to evaluate the pulmonary function in patients with asymptomatic idiopathic scoliosis and matched controls and to study the correlation between the degree of spinal deformity (Cobb's angle) and pulmonary function test (PFT) parameters.
Scoliosis is a three-dimensional (3D) spinal deformity involving one or more spine curvatures with vertebral rotation.
Objectives: This study aims to evaluate the thickness of the abdominal muscles on both sides in patients with mild adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) and to assess the absolute and relative thickness of oblique external (OE), oblique internal (OI), and transversus abdominis (TrA).
Scoliosis is a three dimensional curvature of the spine that involves bending, twisting and wedging of the bones in the spine.
Summary: Degenerative scoliosis of a woman in her sixties using a minimum invasive method
EOS imaging has installed the EOS System at The Scoliosis Center, a division of Advocare The Orthopedic Center, which is the third site within the world-class NYU Langone Medical Center Healthcare System to offer the EOS System to patients.
Background: It has been suggested that weakness and asymmetry of core stabilizing muscles have an important role in the development of scoliosis and its complications, especially low back pain.
Yet Chalendard insists that scoliosis is not a restriction.
But they were in for a huge shock when doctors, after taking x-rays of Bana's back, told them that their daughter had developed idiopathic scoliosis, a deformity of the spine that occurs in children and adolescents aged between nine to 12 years.
One idiopathic condition which has been largely forgotten by many in the conservative health realm is adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).
Based on the inaugural early onset scoliosis meeting held in Christ Church, Oxford, UK, in September 2011, this guide addresses the treatment of early onset scoliosis.