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swayback

[′swā‚bak]
(medicine)
Increased lumbar lordosis with compensatory increased thoracic kyphosis.
(veterinary medicine)
Sinking of the back, or lordosis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Fifteen of the 26 subjects (58%) demonstrated swayback posture but only six of those 15 had a complaint of low back pain.
Mohammed, The mineral status and hematological Values of sheep and goats with reference to swayback in Trinidad [Ph.D.
Crumbs at the center of the swayback mattress and coffee stains on the sausage pillow.
Deficiency in young lambs results in a condition called neonatal ataxia or "swayback." Affected lambs are born weak and may die because of an inability to nurse.
For some flours, the resulting mixogram may not meet shape parameters (mixograms having relatively wild swings indicate dryness, mixograms with a swayback during hydration and development indicate wetness).
Both curving and rotation are inseparable and sometimes are associated with kyphosis (humpback) and lordosis (swayback).
The questions range from age-old misconceptions (such as correcting swayback) to ones of curiosity, even to the relentless denial of the need for today's voice teacher to understand the anatomy, physiology and acoustics of the singing voice.
Gladys, a winningly sassy Jamaican whom Mohammed has to retrieve from the bathroom, struts onto the stage with a hand on her swayback hip, introduces herself as a "poet/performer/playwright/spoken-word artist/actress," disses Colin Powell (father of Michael, the FCC chairman, coincidentally) and then performs an absurdly exaggerated dance about her arrival in New York in the middle of winter, shouting, "Cold, cold, cold, Lord, why so damn cold?" Juan Jose, a Mexican in a wheelchair who somberly jokes that "I just rolled in from California, and boy are my arms tired," says his verse was born of disgust with the lurid depiction of his country in the Brad Pitt/Julia Roberts movie The Mexican.
Meishans are fat, small-bodied, swayback, pot bellied, and they have extensive wrinkles on their face and body.
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Swayback posture creates an exaggerated curve between the pelvis and ribs that stresses the lower back.
Spores 15-24 X 4.5-6 [micro]m, boletoid, swayback, to gently sigmoid, smooth, thin-walled, hyaline, non-reactive in IKI; contents multiguttulate when mature; hilar appendix gradual, not prominent.