osteophyte

noun
os·teo·phyte | \ ˈä-stē-ə-ˌfīt \

Definition of osteophyte 

: an abnormal bony outgrowth or projection (such as one occurring near a joint affected by osteoarthritis) : bone spur

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1846, in the meaning defined above

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osteophyte

noun
os·teo·phyte | \ ˈäs-tē-ə-ˌfīt \

Medical Definition of osteophyte 

: an abnormal bony outgrowth or projection (as near a joint affected by osteoarthritis) : bone spur

Other words from osteophyte

osteophytic \ˌäs-tē-ə-ˈfit-ik \ adjective
osteophytic growth osteophytic spurs

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