poker spine


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pok·er spine

stiff spine resulting from widespread joint immobility or overwhelming muscle spasm as might be evoked by an osteomyelitis of a vertebra or a rheumatoid spondylitis.
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pok·er spine

(pō'kĕr spīn)
Stiff spine resulting from widespread joint immobility or overwhelming muscle spasm as might occur in osteomyelitis of a vertebra or rheumatoid spondylitis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012