Definitions for lumbarˈlʌm bər, -bɑr
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
lum•barˈlʌm bər, -bɑr(adj.)
of or pertaining to the loin or loins.
(n.)a lumbar vertebra, artery, or the like.
Origin of lumbar:
1650–60; < NL lumbāris= L lumb(us) loin+ -āris -ar1
of or relating to or near the part of the back between the ribs and the hipbones
Related to the lower back or loin.
Origin: lumbus loin. See loin.
alt. of Lumbal
In tetrapod anatomy, lumbar is an adjective that means of or pertaining to the abdominal segment of the torso, between the diaphragm and the sacrum. The lumbar region is sometimes referred to as the lower spine, or as an area of the back in its proximity.
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