bone spur

noun

Definition of bone spur

: a bony outgrowth : osteophyte

Examples of bone spur in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Betts is moving around better at Dodgers camp now that the bone spur in his right hip has healed. Peter Abraham, BostonGlobe.com, 19 Mar. 2022 English, 32, had been feeling the affects of a torn labrum and a bone spur since his college days. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant, 3 May 2022 Hassan Whiteside entered the game midway through the first quarter, his first action after missing the previous four games with a bone spur fracture in his right foot. Joe Stiglich, ajc, 3 Apr. 2022 Hassan Whiteside entered the game midway through the first quarter, his first action after missing the previous four games with a bone spur fracture in his right foot. The Salt Lake Tribune, 3 Apr. 2022 The relief corps is one of the team’s weakest areas, particularly without setup man Seth Lugo, who is on his way back from right elbow/bone spur surgery. Deesha Thosar, courant.com, 16 Apr. 2021 After beginning slowly at the plate, Betts was sidelined by a bone spur in his right hip. Los Angeles Times, 16 Mar. 2022 Luplow’s surgery involved the removal of a bone spur in his ankle. Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 27 Nov. 2021 Shortly after returning home from the disappointments in Brazil, Bromell had a bone spur removed from his foot. Eddie Pells, Star Tribune, 30 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bone spur

1927, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jun 2022

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“Bone spur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bone%20spur. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for bone spur

bone spur

noun
variants: also bony 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 … he had bone spurs removed from the backs of both heels.— Leigh Montville, Sports Illustrated

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