cervical lordosis

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cervical lordosis

[TA]
the normal, anteriorly convex curvature of the cervical segment of the vertebral column; cervical lordosis is a secondary curvature of the vertebral column, acquired postnatally as the infant lifts its head.
Synonym(s): lordosis cervicis [TA], lordosis colli

cervical lordosis

the dorsally concave curvature of the cervical spinal column when seen from the side. Also called cervical curvature.

cer·vi·cal lor·do·sis

(sĕr'vi-kăl lōr-dō'sis) [TA]
The normal, anteriorly convex curvature of the cervical segment of the vertebral column; a secondary curvature, acquired postnatally as the infant lifts its head.
Synonym(s): lordosis cervicis [TA] , lordosis colli.