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Definitions

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  • n. Abnormal curvature of the spine in both coronal and sagittal planes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Combined lateral and posterior curvature of the spine.

Etymologies

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kyphosis and scoliosis

Examples

  • Virtually all Type IIIs develop some sort of chest wall abnormalities, vertical collapse, and kyphoscoliosis, all of which lead to lung disease and cardiopulmonary distress.

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  • Such cases include those of severe kyphoscoliosis, occasionally widespread and far-advanced pulmonary tuberculosis, some cases of bullous emphysema with replacement or compression of active lung tissue.

    Dickinson W. Richards - Nobel Lecture

  • And you'll probably hear her diagnosis, that she's profoundly mentally retarded, and has cerebral palsy and kyphoscoliosis and epilepsy.

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  • Other mouse embryos in the study were found to have kyphoscoliosis or other skeletal deformities.

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  • d. presence of deformity in form of kyphosis or kyphoscoliosis.

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