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Medical Term:

Scheuermann disease

Pronunciation: shoy'er-mahn

Definition: epiphysial osteonecrosis of adjacent vertebral bodies in the thoracic spine.

Synonym(s): adolescent round back, juvenile kyphosis, osteochondritis deformans juvenilis dorsi

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