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What does Scoli O mean in medical terms?

scolio- Combining form meaning twisted or crooked. [G. skolios, curved, bent]

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Also question is, what does Scoli mean in medical terms?

Scoliosis is a condition involving an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine. It can be caused by congenital, developmental or degenerative problems, but most cases of scoliosis actually have no known cause called idiopathic scoliosis.

what does lumbo mean? lumbo- a combining form meaning “loin,” used in the formation of compound words: lumbosacral.

Secondly, what does Kypho mean?

kypho- [Gr. kyphos, bent, hunchback] Prefix meaning humped.

What does Spondyl o mean?

spondyl(o)- word element [Gr.], vertebra; vertebral column.

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