Definition of spondylitis
: inflammation of the vertebrae
Recent Examples of spondylitis from the Web
Symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis and irritable bowel syndrome forced Gutierrez to miss the entire 2014 season.
Reynolds has been open about overcoming his past struggles with anxiety and depression while dealing with an inflammatory arthritic disease, Ankylosing spondylitis.
Sleepless nights' About 12 years ago, Cat Altop was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, which causes severe back pain, resulting in her being prescribed Vicodin, her mother, Pam Altop, 62, said.
His spinal condition is called ankylosing spondylitis—
Other studies proved its benefits in other musculoskeletal conditions, like ankylosing spondylitis, and even some types of back pain.
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Origin and Etymology of spondylitis
New Latin, from Greek sphondylos, spondylos vertebra
First Known Use: circa 1849See Words from the same year
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