gibbosity

noun gib·bos·i·ty \ ji-ˈbä-sə-tē , gi- \

Definition of gibbosity

plural gibbosities

First Known Use of gibbosity

14th century

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gibbosity

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

medical Definition of gibbosity

plural gibbosities
1 : protuberance, swelling; specifically : kyphosis
2 : the quality or state of being gibbous; specifically : the condition of being humpbacked

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