camptocormia

noun

camp·​to·​cor·​mia ˌkam(p)-tə-ˈkȯr-mē-ə How to pronounce camptocormia (audio)
: abnormal forward bending of the trunk during standing or walking that resolves in the supine position and may be of neurological, muscular, or psychological origin

called also bent spine syndrome

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“Camptocormia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/camptocormia. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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