kyphoscoliosis

[ kahy-foh-skoh-lee-oh-sis, -skol-ee- ]

nounPathology.
  1. a condition in which the spinal column is convex both backward and sideways.

Origin of kyphoscoliosis

1
1880–85; <Greek kȳphó(s) humpbacked + scoliosis

Other words from kyphoscoliosis

  • ky·pho·sco·li·ot·ic [kahy-foh-skoh-lee-ot-ik], /ˌkaɪ foʊˌskoʊ liˈɒt ɪk/, adjective

Words Nearby kyphoscoliosis

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