lumbar

adjective
lum·bar | \ˈləm-bər, -ˌbär\

Definition of lumbar 

: of, relating to, or constituting the loins or the vertebrae between the thoracic vertebrae and sacrum lumbar region

Examples of lumbar in a Sentence

This seat provides good lumbar support.

First Known Use of lumbar

circa 1656, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lumbar

New Latin lumbaris, from Latin lumbus loin — more at loin

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The first known use of lumbar was circa 1656

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lumbar

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of lumbar

medical : relating to or lying near the lower back

lumbar

adjective
lum·bar | \ˈləm-bər, -ˌbär \

Medical Definition of lumbar 

1 : of, relating to, or constituting the loins or the vertebrae between the thoracic vertebrae and sacrum the lumbar region

2 : of, relating to, or being the abdominal region lying on either side of the umbilical region and above the corresponding iliac region

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