KYPHOSIS

The condition may result from trauma, developmental problems or degenerative disease. See lordosis. It is an exaggerated curvature of the spine at the cervical neck level producing a hunch effect`

KYPHOSIS: "Kyphosis is a curvature of the spine producing a hunchback effect."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "KYPHOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/kyphosis/ (accessed July 15, 2018).
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