|1.||pathol kyphosis Compare scoliosis Nontechnical name: hollow-back forward curvature of the lumbar spine: congenital or caused by trauma or disease|
|2.||zoology concave arching of the back occurring in many female animals during sexual stimulation|
|[C18: New Latin from Greek lordōsis, from lordos bent backwards]|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
lordosis lor·do·sis (lôr-dō'sĭs)
An abnormal forward curvature of the spine in the lumbar region. Also called hollow back, saddle back.