spondylitis

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

Definition of spondylitis

  1. :  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

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

Medical Definition of spondylitis

  1. :  inflammation of the vertebrae tuberculous spondylitis—see ankylosing spondylitis


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