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kyphoscoliosis

[ kahy-foh-skoh-lee-oh-sis, -skol-ee- ]
/ ˌkaɪ foʊˌskoʊ liˈoʊ sɪs, -ˌskɒl i- /
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noun Pathology.
a condition in which the spinal column is convex both backward and sideways.
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Origin of kyphoscoliosis

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

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