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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Follow-up MRI of the thoracic and lumbar spine in October 1999 and March 2000 showed a narrowed intervertebral space between T10 and T11, a fishbone-shaped deformity of the T11 vertebra, slight disc protrusion at T6/T7, increased thoracic kyphos is, fractures of the roof plate of L3, and disc protrusion at L3/L4.