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camptocormia

Pronunciation: kamp′tō-kōr′mē-ă

Definition: Static, often marked forward flexion of the trunk; usually a manifestation of conversion reaction.

Synonym(s): camptospasm, prosternation

[G. kamptos, bent, + kormos, trunk of a tree]

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