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hump·back

(hŭmp'bak),
Nonmedical term for kyphosis or gibbus.

humpback

/hump·back/ (hump´bak) kyphosis.

humpback

(hŭmp′băk′)
n.
1. See hunchback.
2. A humped upper back.

hump′backed′ adj.

humpback

[hump′bak]
Etymology: Du, homp, thick slice; AS, baec
See kyphosis.

hump·back

(hŭmp'bak)
Nonmedical term for kyphosis or gibbus.

humpback

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