Recent Examples on the WebFor example, people with lumbar lordosis may find that stomach sleeping is uncomfortable, while people living with spondylitis or ankylosing spondylitis need to especially support their back.—Sarah Bradley, Verywell Health, 5 Oct. 2023 This will promote the proper lumbar lordosis and reduce the amount of stress put on your discs throughout the day.—Jamie Weissman, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Apr. 2023 When that curve is lost, it is called loss of cervical lordosis.—Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 27 Oct. 2021 An exaggerated curve—called kyphosis in the upper back and lordosis, or swayback, in the lower back—can lead to discomfort and, in extreme cases, can reduce mobility.—Patricia Marx, The New Yorker, 22 Mar. 2021 Tech neck explained The natural curvature (lordosis) in our neck is designed to take the weight of our 10- to 12-pound head and place it over structures of the spine designed to support it.—Detroit Free Press, 22 July 2019
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New Latin, from Greek lordōsis, from lordos curving forward; akin to Old English belyrtan to deceive