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spondylosis

 [spon″dĭ-lo´sis]
1. ankylosis of a vertebral joint.
2. degenerative spinal changes due to osteoarthritis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

spon·dy·lo·sis

(spon'di-lō'sis),
Ankylosis of the vertebra; often applied nonspecifically to any lesion of the spine of a degenerative nature.
[G. spondylos, vertebra]
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spondylosis

(spŏn′dl-ō′sĭs)
n.
Degeneration of the spinal column, especially that resulting in abnormal fusion and immobilization of the vertebral bones.
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spondylosis

Orthopedics Abnormal vertebral fixation or immobility. See Cervical spondylosis.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

spon·dy·lo·sis

(spon'di-lō'sis)
Ankylosis of the vertebrae; often applied nonspecifically to any lesion of the spine of a degenerative nature.
[G. spondylos, vertebra]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Spondylosis

Arthritis of the spine.
Mentioned in: Scoliosis
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