spondylitis

noun spon·dy·li·tis \ ˌspän-də-ˈlī-təs \

Definition of spondylitis

: inflammation of the vertebrae

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Origin and Etymology of spondylitis

New Latin, from Greek sphondylos, spondylos vertebra


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spondylitis

noun spon·dy·li·tis \ ˌspän-də-ˈlīt-əs \

medical Definition of spondylitis

: inflammation of the vertebrae
  • tuberculous spondylitis
— see ankylosing spondylitis

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