noun \kī-ˈfō-səs\
plural ky·pho·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of KYPHOSIS

: exaggerated outward curvature of the thoracic region of the spinal column resulting in a rounded upper back—compare lordosis, scoliosis
ky·phot·ic \-ˈfät-ik\ adjective

Illustration of KYPHOSIS

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