spur formation

spur formation

formation of a bony 'shelf' in response to traction at insertion of a tendon, ligament or band of fascia (deep fibres transfer traction stresses to underlying periosteum, causing local inflammation and stimulating new bone formation)
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If you have DISH, I would be surprised, since it is defined by an abnormally accelerated process of spur formation all along the spine at multiple levels, and commonly semi-fuses the spine gradually all along its length.
This association is consistent with the vertical compression hypothesis of spur formation, as several studies have shown that vertical heel pressure during gait is strongly associated with bodyweight (22,23).
Two enzymes known to spur formation of amyloid beta that afflicts brain function are beta-secretase and gamma-secretase, both targets in Wong's study of mice.
MARY ROTHBART, UO PROFESSOR WHO HELPED SPUR FORMATION OF BIRTH TO THREE
Pruning encourages spur formation and maintains fruiting wood.
If you have DISH, I would be surprised since it is defined by an abnormally accelerated process of spur formation all along the spine at multiple levels.
I would be surprised if you had DISH, since it is defined by abnormally accelerated spur formation along the spine at multiple levels, usually semi-fusing the spine gradually all along its length.