Medical Dictionary


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


July 02, 2015
apprehension Hear it
comprehension or the fear of future evil
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears