kurtorachic

adjective

kur·​to·​rach·​ic
¦kərtə¦rakik
: having the lumbar region of the spinal column concave dorsally

Word History

Etymology

kurto- (irregular from Greek kyrtos bulging, convex) + rach- (from Greek rhachis spine) + -ic

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“Kurtorachic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kurtorachic. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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