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Medical Term:

lumbarization

Pronunciation: lum'bar-i-za'shun

Definition: A congenital anomaly of the lumbosacral junction characterized by development of the first sacral vertebra as a lumbar vertebra, resulting in six lumbar vertebrae instead of five.

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