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Origin of lordosis
OTHER WORDS FROM lordosislor·dot·ic [lawr-dot-ik], /lɔrˈdɒt ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for lordosis
Gloria tried to remember the medical term for it: it was something to do with a lordosis.Hex|Laurence Mark Janifer (AKA Larry M. Harris)
This is known as “Thomas' flexion test,” and is founded upon the inability to extend the diseased hip without producing lordosis.
By thus converting a posterior into an anterior dislocation, the tilting of the pelvis and the lordosis are greatly diminished.
The absence of a compensatory lordosis in such a condition would warrant the inference that the patient had been bed-ridden.