bone spur

noun

Definition of bone spur

  1. :  a bony outgrowth :  osteophyte

1957

First Known Use of bone spur

1957


Medical Dictionary

bone spur

noun
variants: also

bony spur

Medical Definition of bone spur

  1. :  a bony outgrowth :  osteophyte In addition to pain, osteoarthritis shows up as stiff joints, cracking sounds, inflammation and bone spurs.—Nathan Seppa, Science News, 11 Aug. 2012 … he had bone spurs removed from the backs of both heels.—Leigh Montville, Sports Illustrated, 3 July 1989


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