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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.
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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
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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.
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sco·li·o·sis

(skō′lē-ō′sĭs)
Abnormal sideways curvature of the spine.
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scoliosis

lateral curvature of the spine. — scoliotic, adj.
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scoliosis

Abnormal curvature of the spine to the side.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scoliosis - an abnormal lateral curve to the vertebral column
spinal curvature - an abnormal curvature of the vertebral column
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Translations
skolióza

scoliosis

[ˌskəʊlɪˈəʊsɪs] Nescoliosis f
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sco·li·o·sis

n. escoliosis, desviación lateral pronunciada de la columna vertebral.
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scoliosis

n escoliosis f
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Thoracolumbar scoliosis is a common type of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), which is a three-dimensional deformity of the spine.
Scoliosis is a three dimensional curvature of the spine that involves bending, twisting and wedging of the bones in the spine.
"Broadly speaking, there are two groups of children affected - children under the age of 10 have Early Onset Scoliosis is associated with a child's growth EOS) while those over 10 have Adolescent Scoliosis (AS).
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Food and Drug Administration approval for The Tether for treatment of scoliosis, "providing a fusion-less alternative for young patients requiring surgery." Zimmer Biomet's anterior vertebral body tethering (AVBT) solution, The Tether, uses a strong, flexible cord, rather than metal rods, to pull on the outside of a scoliosis curve to initially straighten the spine, while the inside of the curve is left free to grow, the company stated.
She captioned the shot: "Get ya scars out for the fiiish." When she was a child, Gabby suffered from scoliosis and underwent surgery to break her ribs, deflate her lungs and fuse vertebrae in order to fix the severe curvature of her spine - leaving her with an 18-inch scar.
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When parents learn that their child has scoliosis curvature of the spine two of the first questions they ask is what caused it and how is it treated.
Dubai: Doctors at Al Zahra Hospital provided relief to an 11-year old boy whose earlier two surgeries for scoliosis had gone wrong, affecting his quality of life.