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spon·dy·lo·sis

 (spŏn′dl-ō′sĭs)
n.
Degeneration of the spinal column, especially that resulting in abnormal fusion and immobilization of the vertebral bones.

[Greek sphondulos, spondulos, vertebra + -osis.]

spondylosis

(ˌspɒndɪˈləʊsɪs)
n
fusion of the vertebrae
[C20: from New Latin, from Greek spondulos vertebra; see -osis]

spon•dy•lo•sis

(ˌspɒn dlˈoʊ sɪs)

n.
immobility and fusion of vertebral joints.
[1895–1900; < Greek spóndyl(os) vertebra + -osis]
Translations

spon·dy·lo·sis

n. espondilosis.
1. anquilosis vertebral;
2. toda lesión degenerativa de la columna vertebral.

spondylosis

n espondilosis f
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All patients of 18-60 years of age who had cervical spine diseases such as cervical spondylosis, metastatic tumors of spine, spinal tuberculosis, ossified posterior longitudinal ligaments and plasmacytoma were included in this descriptive study.
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Arroyo's counsel, said that the former President is currently detained at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) because she is suffering from cervical spondylosis, a degenerative disease of the bones and cartilage of the neck.
In this uncontrolled study, 154 people suffering from cervical spondylosis were prescribed either homoeopathic Calcium fluoride, or a remedy selected via repertorisation of their mental and physical general symptoms, and their progress was monitored for one year.
Figure 1A shows a lateral cervical radiograph done at first presentation, which showed interval development of mild anterior subluxation of C5 over C6 (involving approximately 25% of the vertebral width), reduced C5-6 intervertebral disc space, disruption, and distraction of the normal facet joint alignment and widening of the interspinous distance; these were new findings in relation to a prior study performed for cervical spondylosis one year ago (Figure 1B).
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