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n. Mythology
The Egyptian god of music and revelry and the guardian deity of women in labor, often depicted as a dwarf.

[Egyptian bs.]


(Non-European Myth & Legend) an ancient Egyptian god represented as a grotesque hairy dwarf: the patron of music and pleasure


(beɪs, beɪt, bɛt)

also bet

the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1905–10; < Hebrew bēth literally, house; see beta]
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Therefore, it can be concluded that the upper body supported exercises used in the study are contribute to the low back extensor strength.
Those who developed a significant increase in back extensor strength had a significant decrease in thoracic kyphosis (dowager's hump), while those who did not get stronger actually had a slight increase in kyphosis.