osteophytic

osteophyte

[os-tee-uh-fahyt]
noun Pathology.
a small osseous excrescence or outgrowth on bone.

Origin:
1840–50; osteo- + -phyte

osteophytic [os-tee-uh-fit-ik] , adjective
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osteophyte (ˈɒstɪəˌfaɪt)
 
n
a small abnormal bony outgrowth
 
osteophytic
 
adj

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osteophyte os·te·o·phyte (ŏs'tē-ə-fīt')
n.
A small abnormal bony outgrowth. Also called osteophyma.

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