gibbosity

noun
gib·​bos·​i·​ty | \ ji-ˈbä-sə-tē How to pronounce gibbosity (audio) , gi-\
plural gibbosities

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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gibbonoid

Gibbons

gibbose

gibbosity

gibbous

Gibbs

Gibbs's mole

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gibbosity

noun
gib·​bos·​i·​ty | \ jīb-ˈäs-ət-ē How to pronounce gibbosity (audio) , gib- How to pronounce gibbosity (audio) \
plural gibbosities

Medical Definition of gibbosity

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

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