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English definition of “thoracolumbar”

thoracolumbar

adjective     /ˌθɔː.rə.kəʊˈlʌm.bər/ US  /ˌθɔr.ə.koʊˈlʌm.bər/ specialized
relating to the parts of the spine supporting the chest and lower back and the nerves supplying these areas : The inflammation associated with this disease can lead to decreased spinal extension , particularly in the thoracolumbar junction .Bone structures
(Definition of thoracolumbar adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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