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1

What names are giving to conditions associated with abnormal curves of the vertebral column

Lordosis kyphosis scoliosis

2

What is the definition of lordosis

forward bending condition

3

What is the definition of kyphosis

A humpback or hunchback

4

What is the definition of scoliosis

A warped or crooked condition

5

What does the suffix osis mean

A condition

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