kyphos


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kyphos

 [ki´fos]
the hump in the spine in kyphosis.

ky·phos

(kī'fos),
A hump, the convex prominence in kyphosis.
[G.]

kyphos

/ky·phos/ (ki´fos) the hump in the spine in kyphosis.

kyphos

[kī′fəs]
Etymology: Gk, kyphos, hunchbacked
the exaggeration or angulation from the normal position of the thoracic vertebral column that is associated with kyphosis. See also kyphosis.

ky·phos

(kī'fos)
A hump, the convex prominence in kyphosis.
[G.]

kyphos

the hump in the spine in kyphosis.
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