spondylitis

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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Takeshita had been hospitalized since early April last year with spondylitis deformans, his aides said.
Despite Obuchi's assertion, Takeshita has not appeared in public since April, when he was hospitalized for what his aides said was spondylitis deformans, an inflation of the vertebrae.
Takeshita, 75, was admitted to the hospital April 5 for treatment of what aides said was spondylitis deformans.