spondylitis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek sphondylos, spondylos vertebra Date: circa 1849 inflammation of the vertebrae

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  • Spondylītis — (v. gr.), Entzündung der Rückgrathswirbel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • spondylitis — 1849, Mod.L., from L. spondylus, from Gk. spondylos, variant of sphondylos “vertebra” + ITIS (Cf. itis) …   Etymology dictionary

  • spondylitis — [spän΄də līt′is] n. [< SPONDYLO + ITIS] inflammation of the vertebrae …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • Spondylitis — Bei der Spondylitis (latinisiertes Griechisch: Spondylitis „Wirbelentzündung“) handelt es sich um eine Entzündung der Wirbelkörper, die unterschiedliche Ursachen – infektiös oder aseptisch – hat. Wenn sie auch auf die Bandscheiben… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spondylitis — Not to be confused with spondylosis. Spondylitis is an inflammation of a vertebra. Any disorder of the spinal column may be called spondylopathy, also. Pott s disease is tuberculous disease of the vertebrae marked by stiffness of the vertebral… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • spondylitis — n. inflammation of the synovial joints of the backbone. Ankylosing spondylitis is a sero negative arthritis; 90% of cases carry the tissue type antigen HLA B27 (see HLA system). Ankylosing spondylitis predominantly affects young adult Caucasian… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Spondylitis — Entzündung des Knochenmarks der Wirbel * * * Spon|dy|li|tis 〈f.; , ti|den; Med.〉 Entzündung eines od. mehrerer Wirbelkörper, bes. infolge von Tuberkulose; Sy Wirbelentzündung [zu grch. spondylos „Rückgrat“] * * * Spon|dy|li|tis [ʃp…, sp…], die; …   Universal-Lexikon

  • spondylitis — [ˌspɒndɪ lʌɪtɪs] noun Medicine inflammation of the joints of the backbone. See also ankylosing spondylitis. Origin C19: from L. spondylus vertebra + itis …   English new terms dictionary

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