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lor·do·sis  audio  (lôr-dss) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. lor·do·ses  (-sz) KEY 
An abnormal forward curvature of the spine in the lumbar region.

ETYMOLOGY:
Greek lordsis, from lordos, bent backward

OTHER FORMS:
lor·dotic  (-dtk) KEY (Adjective)


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