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1. osteophyte

noun. small abnormal bony outgrowth.

Synonyms

  • process
  • appendage

Antonyms

  • fall
  • evolution
  • increment

Etymology

  • -phyte (English)
  • φυτόν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • osteo- (English)

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Sentences with osteophyte


1. Noun, singular or mass
Occasionally, an osteophyte may impinge on and irritate a nerve root exiting the spine, which causes neck pain, arm symptoms such as numbness and tingling or spinal cord dysfunction or myelopathy.

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