Spondylosis meaning

spŏndl-ōsĭs
Degeneration of the spinal column, especially that resulting in abnormal fusion and immobilization of the vertebral bones.
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Degeneration of the spinal column, especially that resulting in abnormal fusion and immobilization of the vertebral bones.
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(medicine) A degenerative disease in which the vertebral joints of the spine become stiff and then fused.
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Origin of spondylosis

  • Greek sphondulos, spondulos vertebra –osis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From spondyl- +"Ž -osis.

    From Wiktionary