Kyphosis (disambiguation)

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The medical term kyphosis has several meanings.

  • A deformity, where the back is bowed (see kyphosis article for more details)
  • A term describing the normally convex (arched, kyphotic) segments of the spine, also called primary curvatures.
  • When related to a single vertebra, describes the angle created between the superior and inferior endplates.

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