\skˈə͡ʊlɪˈə͡ʊsɪs], \skˈəʊlɪˈəʊsɪs], \s_k_ˈəʊ_l_ɪ__ˈəʊ_s_ɪ_s]\
Definitions of SCOLIOSIS
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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An appreciable lateral deviation in the normally straight vertical line of the spine. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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Lateral curvature of the spine. There are usually at least two curves in the scoliotic spine; the main or original curve, and a compensatory curve in the other direction.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
In med., crookedness; distortion of the vertebral column to one side.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
A constant deviation of the spinal column, or a portion of it, to either side of the median line, with a resulting distortion of he trunk, known as lateral curvature. It is classed as: acquired or congenital s. The former is divided into paralytic, pathological, and postural. [Gr.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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