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Lordosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lordosis
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.900.800.750
Unique ID
D008141
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008141
Annotation
a type of spinal curvature; disease only; for normal lordosis index under SPINE; for lordosis in animal sex exper use POSTURE + SEXUAL BEHAVIOR, ANIMAL
Scope Note
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).
NLM Classification #
WE 735
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/07
Lordosis Preferred
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