kyrtorrhachic


kyrtorrhachic
kyr·tor·rhach·ic (kir″to-rakґik) [Gr. kyrtos curved, convex + rhachis spine] having a vertebral column in which the lumbar curvature is convex anteriorly. Cf. koilorrhachic and orthorrhachic.

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  • koilorrhachic — koi·lor·rhach·ic (koi″lo rakґik) [koilo + rhachi + ic] having a vertebral column in which the lumbar curvature is concave anteriorly. Cf. kyphosis, kyrtorrhachic, and orthorrhachic …   Medical dictionary

  • orthorrhachic — or·thor·rhach·ic (or″tho rakґik) [ortho + rhachi + ic] having a vertebral column with practically no curvature in the lumbar region; cf. koilorrhachic and kyrtorrhachic …   Medical dictionary


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