lordosis

(redirected from Lordotic curvature)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to Lordotic curvature: Anterolisthesis

lordosis

[lȯr‚dō·səs]
(medicine)
Exaggerated forward curvature of the lumbar spine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
This study classified the spinal posture into thoracic kyphotic and lumbar lordotic curvatures and trunk muscle endurance into the trunk flexor and trunk extensor endurance levels with results showing no significant relationship except between trunk flexor endurance level and thoracic kyphotic angle, where there was a negative correlation.