bone spur

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bone spur

n.
An abnormally occurring bony outgrowth, as on the heel or a spinal vertebra, that occurs as a result of osteoarthritis or chronic inflammation. Also called osteophyte.
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There's still some pain, but I want to play and help the team,' he said in his first game back after his surgery which took out bone spurs in his ankle.
Hodge has been dealing with bone spurs for quite a while but answered the call by playing through it.
The Washington Post report stated that wealthy Americans used bone spurs as a common deferment to avoid getting drafted but for McCain to bring up the ailment in such fashion cannot be considered just a coincidence.
Mr Trump had five draft deferments during the Vietnam War, including one for foot bone spurs.
Two recent letters to the editor about President Trump threw out uninformed information regarding his deferments from 1964 to 1968 and then an additional one for bone spurs in 1969.
Harris arrives home in Brisbane on Friday, heads to Melbourne on Monday, and will have bone spurs and floating bone removed from his knee on Tuesday, the report added.
Q My neighbor was just diagnosed with a bone spur in his foot and it's affecting his ability to walk.
Australian team doctor Peter Brukner said Starc, who has taken 30 wickets in his nine-Test career, would have bone spurs on his right ankle removed.
The treatment reduced the narrowing of their joints--caused by bone spurs and cysts--more than 40 percent and promises to significantly reduce the need for surgery, the researchers said.
I do have narrowing of the cervical canal, excess bone build up in the spine, bone spurs, and wearing down of the spinal discs.
The 62-year-old Scot s tycoon had the op to remove painful arthritic bone spurs in his shoulder last month.
The thing legends are made of: Doctor appointments and bone spurs