Medical Dictionary

curvature

noun cur·va·ture
\ˈkər-və-ˌch(ə)r, -chər, -ˌt(y)(ə)r\

Medical Definition of CURVATURE

1
:  an abnormal curving (as of the spine)—see kyphosis, scoliosis
2
:  a curved surface of an organ (as the stomach)—see greater curvature, lesser curvature
May 24, 2015
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