lateral curvature

lat·er·al cur·va·ture

curvature in which a more distal part is deviated away from the anatomic sagittal plane, producing valgus alignment.
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The lateral curvature of the spine ("lateral deviation") was reduced by 8.92 mm (7.21 mm at baseline vs.--1.71 mm at final examination; the minus sign preceding the value indicates hypercorrection of the lateral curvature).
"Within the UK we would not be able to use any existing transport corridors at these speeds due to their lateral curvature."
[1] The current definition of scoliosis as an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine, Cobb's angle, [2] at least 10[degrees], with concordant vertebral rotation.
The radius of the medial curvature (7.2 [+ or -] 1.5 cm) was significantly larger than that of the lateral curvature (3.5 [+ or -] 1.7 cm) (P < 0.001).
With the supporting elbow directly below the rifle, you get significant lateral curvature of the spine.
Scoliosis is defined as being a lateral curvature of the spine.
Key: a= Midpoint of sternal end; b= Midpoint of acromial end; c= Deepest point of Medial curvature; d= Deepest point of Lateral Curvature; "a c d" = Medial Angle; "c d b" = Lateral Angle.
Scoliosis is a lateral curvature and twisting of the spine measuring 10 degrees or more.
Pietraszewska [13] in their study conducted on a group of 15-year-old football players have observed the occurrence of foot lateral curvature in 29% of trainees.
The victim of the alleged abuse is a 12-year-old sixth grader who has scoliosis, a lateral curvature of the spine.

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