noun. an abnormal lateral curve to the vertebral column.
- scoliosis (Latin)
- σκολίωσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Sentences with scoliosis
1. Noun, singular or mass
Body sides that appear uneven may be the first sign or symptom of scoliosis in a pain-free child or teen.
2. Verb, base form
If left untreated, lateral pelvic tilt has the potential to lead to scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine.