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dowager's hump

noun

Definition of DOWAGER'S HUMP

:  an abnormal outward curvature of the upper back with round shoulders and stooped posture caused especially by bone loss and anterior compression of the vertebrae in osteoporosis

First Known Use of DOWAGER'S HUMP

1948

dowager's hump

noun dow·a·ger's hump \ˈda-i-jərz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DOWAGER'S HUMP

:  an abnormal outward curvature of the upper back with round shoulders and stooped posture caused especially by bone loss and anterior compression of the vertebrae in osteoporosis

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