Hump

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Hump

Informal; a period of rising security prices followed by a period of declining security prices. The period may be long term, short term or any period between the two. On a chart, this looks somewhat like a camel's hump. See also: Inverted Saucer.
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Women don't have to end up with dowager's hump, the hallmark of osteoporosis," say lead investigator Dr.
We have farmer's lung, tennis elbow, jogger's nipple, athlete's foot, bird fancier's lung, waiter's palsy, writer's cramp, dowager's hump, yuppie flu and many others.
Gail Greendale, professor of medicine and geriatrics, had a yoga class designed for elderly women with hyperkyphosis, a curvature of the spine also known as dowager's hump.
There may be no warning of osteoporosis until afractureoccurs,althoughloss of height,backache, stooping posture and the appearance of the dowager's hump areindications.