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scoliosis definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an abnormal lateral curve to the vertebral column

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural scolioses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek skoli?sis crookedness of a bodily part, from skolios Date: circa 1706 a lateral curvature of the spine scoliotic adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. Derivatives: scoliotic adj. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk f. skolios bent

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Scoliosis Sco`li*o"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. skolio`s crooked.] (Med.) A lateral curvature of the spine.



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