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Lordosis

"Lordosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The anterior concavity in the curvature of the lumbar and cervical spine as viewed from the side. The term usually refers to abnormally increased curvature (hollow back, saddle back, swayback). It does not include lordosis as normal mating posture in certain animals ( = POSTURE + SEX BEHAVIOR, ANIMAL).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lordosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lordosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 24 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2018
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