lumbus


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lumbus

(ˈlʌmbəs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the part of the lower back and sides between the pelvis and the ribs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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, homo, 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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Co- lumbus Steel of S Africa, for instance, accessed this market way back in the 1990s through an Islamic corporate finance facility structured by Dresd- ner Kleinwort Benson.
Lumbus is derived from the Latin word limbos, meaning "lion," and the lumbar spine earns its name.