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n. pl. lor·do·ses (-sēz)
1. An abnormal forward curvature of the spine in the lumbar region.
2. The mating posture displayed by female rodents and certain other mammals, in which the back is arched downward and the hindquarters are raised.

[Greek lordōsis, from lordos, bent backward.]

lor·dot′ic (-dŏt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.lordotic - having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses)
unfit - not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"
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Some studies suggested that the TLJ should ideally be slightly lordotic, or at least neutral in the sagittal plane.
The Tritanium C Anterior Cervical Cage is offered in a number of footprints, heights, and lordotic angles to adapt to a variety of patient anatomies.
Prior to the expanded 510(k) clearance, TLX interbodies were available in 15 degree lordotic options and were only indicated for use with allograft, added the company.
Additional extensions are planned for TLIF and PLIF procedures in multiple footprint, height, and lordotic angle configurations.
Once the graft and cage were placed within the interbody space, pedicle screws were attached to lordotic rod and carefully compressed to restore lumbar lordosis.
Patients with pseudocyesis exhibit subjective and objective findings of pregnancy, such as abdominal distension, enlarged breasts, enhanced pigmentation, lordotic posture, cessation of menses, morning sickness, and weight gain.
Space confirmed by LORA (Loss of Resistance to Air) fixed the catheter without leaving any space between plaster and the catheter exit along the lordotic curvature at 12th mark.
The company's platforms include vertical, lordotic and footprint expanding interbody technologies for use in lumbar fusion procedures for the treatment of degenerative spinal conditions.
Reproducibility of rasterstereography for kyphotic and lordotic angles, trunk length, and trunk inclination: a reliability study.
Educated strength and conditioning specialists know that sound squat form involves maintaining a lordotic curve, tracking the knees over the toes with minimal mediolateral movement, and keeping the heels in contact with the ground (28).
33) Other applications of these systems include digital measurements of Cobb angle, pelvic radius angle, sacral obliquity, limb measurements, talar tilt, and kyphotic or lordotic angle.