hyperlordosis

noun
hy·​per·​lor·​do·​sis | \ ˌhī-pər-lȯr-ˈdō-səs How to pronounce hyperlordosis (audio) \

Definition of hyperlordosis

: abnormally exaggerated forward curvature of the lumbar and cervical regions of the spine : lordosis sense 1b

First Known Use of hyperlordosis

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hyperlordosis

borrowed from German Hyperlordosis, from hyper- hyper- + Lordosis lordosis

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The first known use of hyperlordosis was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Hyperlordosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperlordosis. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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