spondylitic

Relating to spondylitis.

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spon·dy·lit·ic .spän-də-'lit-ik adj of, relating to, or affected with spondylitis

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  • spondylitic — I. |spändə|lid.ik adjective Etymology: New Latin spondylitis + English ic 1. : of or relating to spondylitis 2. : affected with spondylitis spondylitic soldiers II. noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • spondylitic — adj. of or pertaining to spondylitis; suffering from an inflammation of the vertebrae …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spondylitic — spon·dy·lit·ic …   English syllables

  • spondylitis — spondylitic /spon dl it ik/, adj. /spon dl uy tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of the vertebrae. [1840 50; < Gk spóndyl(os) vertebra, whorl, mussel + ITIS] * * * ▪ pathology       inflammation of one or more of the vertebrae. Spondylitis takes… …   Universalium

  • cervical spondylosis — Degenerative disease of the neck vertebrae. Compression of the spinal cord and cervical nerves by narrowing of spaces between vertebrae causes radiating neck or arm pain and stiffness, restricted head movement, headaches, spastic paralysis, and… …   Universalium

  • SCM — Abbreviation for sternocleidomastoid (muscle). * * * scanning capacitance microscopy; Schwann cell membrane; sensation, circulation, and motion; single chip microcomputer; Society of Computer Medicine; soluble cytotoxic medium; spleen cell… …   Medical dictionary

  • spondylitis — Inflammation of one or more of the vertebrae. [spondyl + G. itis, inflammation] ankylosing s. arthritis of the spine, resembling rheumatoid arthritis, that may progress to bony ankylosis with lipping of vertebral margi …   Medical dictionary

  • SCR — Schick conversion rate; short consensus repeat; silicon controlled rectifier; skin conductance response; slow cycling rhodopsin; spondylitic caudal radiculopathy * * * scruple …   Medical dictionary

  • SCM — • scanning capacitance microscopy; • Schwann cell membrane; • sensation, circulation, and motion; • single chip microcomputer; • Society of Computer Medicine; • soluble cytotoxic medium; • spleen cell conditioned medium; • split cord… …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • SCR — • Schick conversion rate; • short consensus repeat; • silicon controlled rectifier; • skin conductance response; • slowcycling rhodopsin; • spondylitic caudal radiculopathy …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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