rotoscoliosis

ro·to·sco·li·o·sis

(rō'tō-skō'lē-ō'sis),
Combined lateral and rotational deviation of the vertebral column.
[L. roto, to rotate, + G. skoliōsis, crookedness]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ro·to·sco·li·o·sis

(rō'tō-skō'lē-ō'sis)
Combined lateral and rotational deviation of the vertebral column.
[L. roto, to rotate, + G. skoliōsis, crookedness]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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