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hump

 [hump]
a rounded eminence; called also gibbus.
dowager's hump popular name for dorsal kyphosis caused by multiple wedge fractures of the thoracic vertebrae seen in osteoporosis.

gib·bus

(gib'ŭs),
Extreme kyphosis, hump, or hunch; a deformity of spine in which there is a sharply angulated segment, the apex of the angle being posterior.
[L. a hump]

gibbus

/gib·bus/ (gib´us) hump.

gibbus

[gib′əs, jib′əs]
Etymology: L, hump
a hump, swelling, or enlargement on a body surface, usually confined to one side.
An anterior angular deformity of the lower back, due to hypoplasia or ‘wedging’ of one or more lower thoracic or upper lumbar vertebrae, resulting in beaked projections on the infero-anterior aspects and hypoplasia of the upper portions of vertebral bodies, seen in mucopolysaccharidosis, type I-H Hurler syndrome, tuberculosis—Pott’s disease—or trauma; the gibbus or ‘buffalo hump’ seen in Cushing’s disease and syndrome is due to accumulation of soft tissue 2º to prolonged endogenous or exogenous corticosteroids, and is located in the cervicothoracic region

gibbus

An anterior angular deformity of the lower back, due to hypoplasia or 'wedging' of one or more lower thoracic or upper lumbar vertebrae, resulting in beaked projections on the infero-anterior aspects and hypoplasia of the upper portions of vertebral bodies, seen in mucopolysaccharidosis, type I-H Hurler syndrome, TB–Pott's disease, or trauma; the gibbus or 'buffalo hump' seen in Cushing's disease and syndrome, is due to accumulation of soft tissue 2º to prolonged endogenous or exogenous corticosteroids, and is located in the cervicothoracic region.

gib·bus

(gib'ŭs)
Extreme kyphosis, hump, or hunch; a deformity of spine in which there is a sharply angulated segment, the apex of the angle being posterior.
[L. a hump]

gibbus

a hump.
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The final gibbus angle depends on the amount of vertebral loss before treatment and that the final gibbus angle is predictably about 30-35[degrees] when there is complete destruction of one vertebral body.
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urospilus 0 0 1 2 0 +Synodus foetens 0 0 0 0 0 Trachinotus carolinus 0 0 0 0 0 Trachurus lathami 0 1 1 2 0 +Trachinocephalus myops 0 0 0 0 0 Trichiurus lepturus 3 0 5 0 5 +Trinectes maculatus 8 0 6 1 1 +Umbrina coroides 0 1 0 0 0 Upeneus parvus INVERTEBRATES MOLLUCKS LAMELLIBRANCIIIA 0 0 0 0 0 Amusium papyraceum 0 0 0 0 0 Argopecten gibbus 0 1 0 0 0 Anomia simplex 0 0 3 0 0 Atrina seminuda 0 0 0 0 0 Laevicardium laevigatum 0 0 0 0 0 Macrocallista maculata GASTROPODA 0 0 1 0 0 Calliostoma benedicti 0 0 15 0 0 Cymatium sp.
Radiographic manifestations of tuberculous spondylitis include destroyed vertebrae with associated intraosseous and paraspinal abscess formation, subligamentous spread of infection, extension into the spinal epidural space, vertebral body collapse, and focal gibbus formation.
1986) suggests that the liparid larvae we captured were Liparis gibbus and/or L.
The age or size at sexual maturity in Pectinidae varies between species from 71 days or 20 mm for Argopecten gibbus (Miller et al.
In the Reservoir of the Coaracy Nunes hydroelectric power plant in Araguari River basin, in the eastern Amazon region (Northern Brazil), Ageneiosus ucayalensis Castelnau, 1855; Hemiodus unimaculatus Bloch, 1794; Serrasalmus gibbus Castelnau, 1855; Geophagus proximus Castelnau, 1855, Acestrorhynchus falcirostris Cuvier, 1819 and Psectrogaster falcata Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889 are the most abundant fish species (Sa-Oliveira et al.
At 1 year of her age, the parents noticed a lumbar gibbus deformity and later, their concerns increased as she did not walk independently at 16 months of age.