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|Noun||1.||spinal curvature - an abnormal curvature of the vertebral column|
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
scoliosis - an abnormal lateral curve to the vertebral column
dowager's hump - abnormal spinal curvature that results when osteoporosis causes the spine to collapse; seen most often in elderly women