saddle back

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(lōr-dō'sis), [TA]
An anteriorly convex curvature of the vertebral column; the normal lordoses of the cervical and lumbar regions are secondary curvatures of the vertebral column, acquired postnatally.
Synonym(s): hollow back, saddle back
[G. lordōsis, a bending backward]

saddle back

See lordosis.


A surface or structure that resembles a seat used to ride a horse. The base of artificial dentures is often referred to as a saddle.

saddle area

The portion of the buttocks, perineum, and thighs that comes in contact with the seat of the saddle when one rides a horse.

saddle back