cervical lordosis

(redirected from lordosis cervicis)

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
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012