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Noun: hunchback  'húnch,bak
  1. An abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column
    - kyphosis, humpback
  2. A person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine
    - humpback, crookback

Derived forms: hunchbacks

Type of: cripple, spinal curvature

Encyclopedia: Hunchback