spinal curvature


Any of several deformities characterized by abnormal curvature of the spine, such as kyphosis or scoliosis.

Nearby words

  1. spinal block,
  2. spinal canal,
  3. spinal column,
  4. spinal concussion,
  5. spinal cord,
  6. spinal decompression,
  7. spinal fusion,
  8. spinal ganglion,
  9. spinal headache,
  10. spinal marrow

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.