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os·te·o·phyte

 (ŏs′tē-ə-fīt′)
n.

os′te·o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.

osteophyte

(ˈɒstɪəˌfaɪt)
n
(Medicine) a small abnormal bony outgrowth
osteophytic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.osteophyte - small abnormal bony outgrowth
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
Translations

os·te·o·phyte

n. osteófito, prominencia ósea.

osteophyte

n osteofito
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Cartilage signal and morphology (0-6 points), subarticular bone marrow abnormality (0-3 points), cysts (0-3 points) and bone attrition (0-3 points), marginal osteophytes (0-7 points), medial and lateral meniscal destruction (0-6 points), anterior and posterior cruciate ligament (0-1 point), medial and lateral collateral ligament integrity (0-1 point), synovitis (0-3 points), loose bodies (0-3 points), and periarticular cysts/bursae (0-3 points).
Myelopathy is either caused by developmental canal stenosis or occurs as result of opacification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL), central disc herniation, osteophytes and listhesis3 (figure 1).
Correlation between ossification of the stylohyoid ligament and osteophytes of the cervical spine.
The edges of the vertebrae often develop small, rough areas of bone called osteophytes.
Consider surgical referral for specific indications such as osteophytes, loose bodies, and chondral defects, which may be treated with arthroscopy.
BFHD is an autosomal dominant skeletal disorder that has some features of ANFH such as narrowing of the joint space, a shallow acetabulum, and irregular proximal epiphyseal lines between the femur and marginal osteophytes.
Clinical significance of age related vertebral degenerative disease like spondylosis deformans and the high incidence of easily detected bony osteophytes have shown correlation to musculoskeletal or neurologic disease.
Increased bone creates uneven joint surfaces and osteophytes (bone spurs) around the joint margins.
Casper Vetebral Body Dissector For Loosing The Posterior Longitudinal Ligament And Removal Of Disc Fragments And Osteophytes
Radiology (Figure-2-3) showed high density bones, ossification of sacro-spinous and illio-lumbar ligaments, as well as extensive osteophytes of vertebral bodies.