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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
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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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Probable pathogenesis of CubTS includes: (1) When elbow is in flexion, the fibrous aponeurosis becomes thicker between the two heads of musculi flexor carpi ulnaris, which is the lateral wall of cubital tunnel, narrowing the cubital tunnel lacuna, making ulnar nerve compressed; [sup][11] (2) Compression of ulnar nerve across the elbow by hyperosteogeny or osteophyma, which aggravates the tunnel's narrowing; [sup][11] (3) Induced by soft tissue adjacent to the ulnar nerve in the tunnel; [sup][11] (4) Compressed by intraluminal mass; [sup][11] (5) When flex the elbow, cubital tunnel volume decreased, elbow support ligament contracted, and ulnar nerve compressed.