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Definition of "kyphotic" []

  • Relating to, or exhibiting, kyphosis. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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  • "Arizona State University anthropologist Jane Buikstra, co-author with Charlotte A. Roberts of The Bioarchaeology of Tuberculosis: A Global View on a Reemerging Disease (2003), says “that looks like the typical kyphotic spine of TB.”"
  • "Lordosis elsewhere than in the lumbar segment is met with as a compensatory deviation to kyphotic or backward curvature of the spine: in Fig. 211, for example, a kyphotic projection in the mid-thoracic region has led to a lordosis in the cervico-thoracic segment above, and in the thoracico-lumbar segment below, the forward curve being again a necessary outcome of the resuming of the erect posture."
  • "_ -- This affection is almost always met with in adults, and the earliest symptoms are pain and weakness in the legs, and sometimes a slight kyphotic projection of the spinous processes."
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