lumbus


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lumbus

(ˈlʌmbəs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the part of the lower back and sides between the pelvis and the ribs
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Noun1.lumbus - either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds
quadruped - an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
human, human being, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
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This is superior to the right and left lumbar regions (lumbus =loins), which is lateral to the umbilical or naval region (belly button) that is at the centre of the divided regions.