Origin of scoliosis
Examples from the Web for scoliosis
His spine was curved, indicating the condition known as scoliosis.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Yoga has helped increase my range of motion and flexibility and has addressed my imbalances from the scoliosis,” says Dr. Drape.
Dr. Drape recognizes that she will always have to manage her scoliosis.
His arms were fine, and it is likely that his scoliosis was not even visible under his clothes.
The first (and only) book optioned was Deenie, about a 13-year-old wanna-be model struck with scoliosis.
(d) We must be on the watch to prevent the development of further postural deformities, such as scoliosis.The Nervous Child|Hector Charles Cameron
Scoliosis is the usual type of spinal curvature, and in extreme cases it may lead to a pronounced form of hump-back.
Scoliosis that depends upon inequality in the length of the limbs or tilting of the pelvis, disappears on sitting.
In some cases there is a hereditary tendency to scoliosis; we have seen it, for example, in a father and his daughters.
It may be noted that the scoliosis due to rickets has little tendency towards recovery.
British Dictionary definitions for scoliosis
Word Origin for scoliosis
Word Origin and History for scoliosis
lateral curvature of the spine, 1706, medical Latin, from Greek skoliosis "crookedness," from skolios "bent, curved," from PIE root *skel- (3) "crooked, curved, bent, perverted." Related: Scoliotic.