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gibbous

 [gib´us]
humped; protuberant.

gib·bous

(gib'ŭs),
Describing a condition indicating humped; humpbacked; denoting a sharp angle in the flexion of the spine.
[L. gibbosus]

gibbous

adjective Humped, protuberant

gib·bous

(gib'ŭs)
Humped; humpbacked; denoting a sharp angle in the flexion of the spine.
[L. gibbosus]

gibbous

(of a solid object) having a projection in the form of a rounded swelling.

gibbous

humped; protuberant.
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