lordosis definition

  • noun:
    • An abnormal forward curvature of spine inside lumbar area.
    • An excessive curvature of spine, causing a hollow when you look at the straight back.
    • A curvature associated with the back forwards, often into the lumbar area.
    • Any irregular curvature associated with the bones.
    • In pathology
    • unusual curvature associated with spinal column, with all the convexity toward leading, in difference from kyphosis, in which the convexity is toward the trunk, and from scoliosis, or lateral curvature.
    • Any unusual curvature associated with bones.
    • an abnormal inward (ahead) curvature for the vertebral column

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