Medical Dictionary

gibbosity


gibbosity

noun gib·bos·i·ty \jīb-ˈäs-ət-ē, gib-\
plural gib·bos·i·ties

Definition of GIBBOSITY

1
:  protuberance, swelling; specifically :  kyphosis
2
:  the quality or state of being gibbous; specifically :  the condition of being humpbacked
March 02, 2015
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Having a changeable luster or color
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