Origin of scoliosis
Examples from the Web for scoliotic
In advanced cases the pelvis becomes obliquely contracted—a deformity known as the scoliotic pelvis.
British Dictionary definitions for scoliotic
Word Origin for scoliosis
Word Origin and History for scoliotic
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.