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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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2] Many studies have shown that PFTs of patients with idiopathic scoliosis reveal a restrictive defect.
Therefore, PUMCH summarized the characteristics of idiopathic scoliosis cases in China, and established PUMC classification, which was published in Spine in 2005.
Thoracolumbar scoliosis is a common type of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), which is a three-dimensional deformity of the spine.
Lucy Huddleston, second right, who suffers from adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, with dad Mark, sister Sally and mum Lisa Iain Buist
This cross-sectional study was conducted to explore lifestyle factors related to adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a three-dimensional deformity of the spine which affects young people aged 10 or older (1, 2).
However, majority of scoliosis cases have no known cause and are termed as idiopathic scoliosis.
Pulmonary function in children with idiopathic scoliosis.
NuVasive remains committed to adult deformity through our Integrated Global Alignment (iGA) platform, and the acquisition of Ellipse will insert NuVasive into early onset and idiopathic scoliosis, an important and attractive part of the spinal deformity market.
Goto et al [12] carried out a computational analysis to examine a possible etiology of idiopathic scoliosis.
1% of adult patients despite the small curves of mean 15[degrees], which is contrary to adolescent idiopathic scoliosis [3, 7].

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