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English definition of “thoracolumbar”

thoracolumbar

adjective uk   /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
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