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spon·dy·li·tis

 (spŏn′dl-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the vertebrae.

[Greek spondulos, vertebra + -itis.]

spondylitis

(ˌspɒndɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the vertebrae
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek spondulos vertebra; see -itis]

spon•dy•li•tis

(ˌspɒn dlˈaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the vertebrae.
[1840–50; < Greek spóndyl(os) vertebra]
spon`dy•lit′ic (-ˈɪt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spondylitis - inflammation of a spinal joint; characterized by pain and stiffness
ankylosing spondylitis, Marie-Strumpell disease, rheumatoid spondylitis - a chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine; sometimes leads to ankylosis
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations
Spondylitis

spon·dy·li·tis

n. espondilitis, infl. de una o más vértebras;
ankylosing ___anquilosante, reumatoide.
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