CAMPTOCORMIA

n. a medical condition wherein the back is flexed or bent forward at an uncomfortable-looking angle of 30 to 90 degrees. Although the anterior, forward flexion of spine is evident while standing up or walking, it is not noticeable at all while lying down.

CAMPTOCORMIA: "Camptocormia does not pose many presenting symptoms, other than the back discomfort it causes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CAMPTOCORMIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/camptocormia/ (accessed July 15, 2020).
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