spondylosis

noun
spon·​dy·​lo·​sis | \ ˌspän-də-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce spondylosis (audio) \
plural spondyloses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce spondyloses (audio) \ or spondylosises

Medical Definition of spondylosis

: any of various degenerative diseases of the spine

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“Spondylosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spondylosis. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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