Lumbar meaning

lŭmbər, -bär
A lumbar artery, nerve, vertebra, or part.
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Of, near, or situated in the part of the back and sides between the lowest ribs and the pelvis.
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Of or near the loins; specif., designating or of the vertebrae, nerves, arteries, etc. in the part of the back just below the thoracic region.
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Relating to, near, or situated in the part of the back and sides between the lowest ribs and the pelvis.
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A lumbar artery, nerve, vertebra, or part.
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Located at or near the part of the back lying between the lowest ribs and the hips.
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Related to the lower back or loin.
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Origin of lumbar

  • New Latin lumbāris from Latin lumbus loin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin lumbus (“loin") loin. See loin.

    From Wiktionary