Meaning of kyphosis

ky•pho•sis

Pronunciation: (kī-fō'sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. an abnormal, convex curvature of the spine, with a resultant bulge at the upper back. Cf. lordosis, scoliosis.
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