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KYANITE

A silicate of aluminium which crystallizes in the triclinic system. It usually occurs as long bladed crystals, blue in colour, in metamorphic rocks. Also cyanite. See disthene

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KYLITE

An olivine-rich theralite.

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KYMOGRAPHY

A method of recording in a single radiograph the excursions of moving organs in the body, by use of a kymograph, which records physiological mus

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KYPHOSCOLIOSIS

A deformity of the spine in which dorsal convexity is increased, the spine being also bent laterally.

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KYPHOSIS

A deformity of the spine in which the dorsal convexity is increased.

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