alaselkä

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

alaselkä

  1. (anatomy) lower back (lower part of the back, consisting of lumbar and pelvic region)

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Usage notesEdit

The upper part of lower back (lumbar region, small of the back) is called lanneselkä in Finnish and the lower, pelvic region is called ristiselkä. The difference is unclear to many, and ristiselkä is often used synonymously to alaselkä.

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Last modified on 7 June 2013, at 12:09