Medical Dictionary

scoliosis

noun sco·li·o·sis \ˌskō-lē-ˈō-səs\
plural sco·li·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of SCOLIOSIS

:  a lateral curvature of the spine—compare kyphosis, lordosis
sco·li·ot·ic \-ˈät-ik\ adjective

Illustration of SCOLIOSIS

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