Definition of Lumbar lordosis

Reviewed on 12/24/2019

Lumbar lordosis: Inward curvature of the lumbar spine in the low back, which is normal to a certain extent. Musculoskeletal disease or poor posture can cause the curve to be greater than usual.

See also lordosis.


Nearly everyone has low back pain at some time during their life. See Answer
J. Larry Jameson, et al. Harrison's Principles of Medicine. McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing Published: July 23rd 2018; Edition: 20.

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