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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An abnormal lateral curve to the vertebral column.

Usage examples (35)
  • But I think this scoliosis will be the death of me.
  • 'I was born with a medical condition called scoliosis and have a 60-degree curve in my spine.
  • Nonstructural scoliosis occurs when there is a curve in the spine without rotation that is reversible.
  • AIS is defined as scoliosis whose onset occurs after 10 years of age and whose cause is essentially unknown. for more
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