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Definition: Curvature of the spine
(k?r"v?-t?r; 135), n. [L. curvatura. See
1. The act of curving, or the state of being bent or curved;
a curving or bending, normal or abnormal, as of a line or
surface from a rectilinear direction; a bend; a curve.
The elegant curvature of their fronds. --Darwin.
2. (Math.) The amount of degree of bending of a mathematical
curve, or the tendency at any point to depart from a
tangent drawn to the curve at that point.
Aberrancy of curvature
(Geom.), the deviation of a curve
from a circular form.
. See under Absolute
Angle of curvature
(Geom.), one that expresses the amount
of curvature of a curve.
Chord of curvature
. See under Chord
Circle of curvature
. See Osculating circle of a curve
Curvature of the spine
(Med.), an abnormal curving of the
spine, especially in a lateral direction.
Radius of curvature
, the radius of the circle of curvature,
or osculatory circle, at any point of a curve.