diskitis


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diskitis

 [dis-ki´tis]
inflammation of a disk, especially of an intervertebral disk.

dis·ci·tis

(dis-kī'tis),
Inflammation of an intervertebral disc or disc space often related to infections.
Synonym(s): diskitis

diskitis

/dis·ki·tis/ (dis-ki´tis) inflammation of a disk, particularly of an interarticular disk.

diskitis

inflammation of a disk, especially of an intervertebral disk.
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