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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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Humpback whales are known for their ability to communicate across great distances through the world's oceans.
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The workshop, organised jointly by ESO and WWF-Pakistan, aimed to raise awareness on the Arabian Sea humpback whale and other baleen whales, and introduce a regional data sharing platform called 'Flukebook'.
The workshop, included participants from Arabian Sea humpback whale range states, namely India, Pakistan, Iran, the UAE and Sri Lanka as well as other international partners.