kyphosis


noun Pathology.

  1. an abnormal, convex curvature of the spine, with a resultant bulge at the upper back.

noun

  1. pathol backward curvature of the thoracic spine, of congenital origin or resulting from injury or disease; hunchbackSee also Pott’s disease Compare lordosis, scoliosis
n.

from Greek kyphos “crooked” + -osis.

n.

  1. Abnormal rearward curvature of the spine, resulting in a protuberant upper back.humpback

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