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lumbar flexure

n.

The normal ventral curve of the vertebral column in the lumbar region.

Nearby words

lumb-, lumbaginous, lumbago, lumbar, lumbar artery, lumbar flexure, lumbar ganglion, lumbar hernia, lumbar iliocostal muscle, lumbar nerve, lumbar plexus
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