lumbar

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lum·bar

adjective \ˈləm-bər, -ˌbär\

medical : relating to or lying near the lower back

Full Definition of LUMBAR

:  of, relating to, or constituting the loins or the vertebrae between the thoracic vertebrae and sacrum <lumbar region>

Examples of LUMBAR

  1. This seat provides good lumbar support.

Origin of LUMBAR

New Latin lumbaris, from Latin lumbus loin — more at loin
First Known Use: circa 1656

lum·bar

adjective \ˈləm-bər, -ˌbär\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LUMBAR

1
: of, relating to, or constituting the loins or the vertebrae between the thoracic vertebrae and sacrum <the lumbar region>
2
: of, relating to, or being the abdominal region lying on either side of the umbilical region and above the corresponding iliac region

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