[kahy-foh-skoh-lee-oh-sis, -skol-ee-]
noun Pathology.
a condition in which the spinal column is convex both backward and sideways.

1880–85; < Greek kȳphó(s) humpbacked + scoliosis

kyphoscoliotic [kahy-foh-skoh-lee-ot-ik] , adjective Unabridged
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kyphoscoliosis ky·pho·sco·li·o·sis (kī'fō-skō'lē-ō'sĭs, -skŏl'ē-)
A condition in which the spinal disorders of kyphosis and scoliosis occur together.

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