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relating to the loin, especially the lower back area: a pain in the lumbar region
Not to be confused with:
lumber – logs or timber cut for use; to move in a slow, clumsy, noisy way: He lumbers along like an old, angry bear.
Of, near, or situated in the part of the back and sides between the lowest ribs and the pelvis.
A lumbar artery, nerve, vertebra, or part.
[New Latin lumbāris, from Latin lumbus, loin.]
(Anatomy) of, near, or relating to the part of the body between the lowest ribs and the hipbones
[C17: from New Latin lumbāris, from Latin lumbus loin]
lum•bar(ˈlʌm bər, -bɑr)
1. of or pertaining to the loin or loins.n.
2. a lumbar vertebra, artery, or the like.
Located at or near the part of the back lying between the lowest ribs and the hips: lumbar vertebrae; the lumbar spine.
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|Adj.||1.||lumbar - of or relating to or near the part of the back between the ribs and the hipbones; "lumbar vertebrae"|
lumbar[ˈlʌmbəʳ] ADJ → lumbar
lumbar[ˈlʌmbəʳ] adj (Med) → lombare
a. lumbar, región de la espalda entre el tórax y la pelvis;
___ puncture → punción ___;
___ vertebrae → vértebras ___ -es.