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kyphoscoliosis

[kahy-foh-skoh-lee-oh-sis, -skol-ee-]
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noun Pathology.
  1. 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
Related formsky·pho·sco·li·ot·ic [kahy-foh-skoh-lee-ot-ik] /ˌkaɪ foʊˌskoʊ liˈɒt ɪk/, adjective
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kyphoscoliosis in Medicine

kyphoscoliosis

(kī′fō-skō′lē-ōsĭs, -skŏl′ē-)
n.
  1. A condition in which the spinal disorders of kyphosis and scoliosis occur together.
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