Lordotic position | definition of lordotic position by Medical dictionary
lor·dot·ic po·si·tion (lōr-dot'ik pǒ-zish'ǒn)
A radiographic position with exaggerated lumbar lordotic curve, allowing x-ray examination of the lung apices without the clavicles being superimposed.
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Ex vivo laboratory experiments of the cervical spine have presented evidence to suggest that the cervical spine is able to bear the greatest axial forces when in the natural lordotic position
Radiographers use the lordotic position
to visualize this area.
In fact, a few images had such severe cephalic angulation that they were lordotic positions
instead of AP projections.