Definition of bone spur
: a bony outgrowth : osteophyte
First Known Use of bone spur
Medical Definition of bone spur
: 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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