lumbar lordosis

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lumbar lordosis

[TA]
the normal, anteriorly convex curvature of the lumbar segment of the vertebral column; lumbar lordosis is a secondary curvature of the vertebral column, acquired postnatally as the upright posture is assumed when one learns to walk.

lum·bar lor·do·sis

(lŭm'bahr lōr-dō'sis) [TA]
The normal, anteriorly convex curvature of the lumbar segment of the vertebral column; a secondary curvature, acquired postnatally as the upright posture is assumed when one learns to walk.
Synonym(s): lordosis lumbalis [TA] .