Lum"bar (?), Lum"bal (?), a. [L. lumbus loin. See Loin.] Anat.

Of, pertaining to, or near, the loins; as, the lumbar arteries.

Lumbar region Anat., the region of the loin; specifically, a region between the hypochondriac and ilias regions, and outside of the umbilical region.


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