Medical Definition of Spondylitis deformans

1. Arthritis and osteitis deformans involving the spinal column; marked by nodular deposits at the edges of the intervertebral disks with ossification of the ligaments and bony ankylosis of the intervertebral articulations, it results in a rounded kyphosis with rigidity. Synonym: Bechterew's disease, poker back, Strumpell's disease. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spondylitis Deformans

spondulick
spondulicks
spondulics
spondulix
spondyl
spondyl-
spondylalgia
spondylarthritic
spondylarthritides
spondylarthritis
spondylarthrocace
spondyle
spondylitic
spondylitides
spondylitis
spondylitis deformans (current term)
spondylitises
spondylo-
spondyloarthritides
spondyloarthropathic
spondyloarthropathies
spondyloarthropathy
spondylocace
spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia
spondyloepiphysial dysplasia
spondylolistheses
spondylolisthetic
spondylolisthetic pelvis
spondylolysis

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