Definitions for kyphotic-ˈfɒt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ky•pho•siskaɪˈfoʊ sɪs(n.)

  1. an abnormal convex curvature of the spine, with a resultant bulge at the upper back.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of kyphosis:

1840–50; < Gk

ky•phot′ic-ˈfɒt ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crookback, crookbacked, humped, humpbacked, hunchbacked, gibbous, kyphotic(adj)

    characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column


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