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  1. a combining form meaning “loin,” used in the formation of compound words: lumbosacral.
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Also especially before a vowel, lumb-.

Origin of lumbo-

combining form representing Latin lumbus loin; see -o-
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Word Origin and History for lumbo-

word-forming element meaning "loin, loins," from comb. form of Latin lumbus (see lumbago).

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