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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
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First Known Use of DOWAGER'S HUMP

1948
Medical Dictionary

dowager's hump

noun dow·a·ger's hump \ˈda-i-jərz-\

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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