kyphosis-lordosis posture


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kyphosis-lordosis posture

A stance in which the pelvis is tilted forward, causing hip flexion, increased lumbar lordosis, and thoracic kyphosis.
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kyphosis-lordosis posture (kī·fōˑ·ss-lōr·dōˑ·ss päsˑ·chr),

n pos-ture characterized by a convex cur-vature of the thoracic spine and an inwardly curved lower back resulting from the pelvis being tilted forward. See also kyphosis and lordosis.
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Kyphosis-lordosis posture.