perispondylitis

[ pĕr′ĭ-spŏn′dl-ītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the tissues about a vertebra.

Nearby words

  1. perisperm,
  2. perispermatitis,
  3. perisplanchnitis,
  4. perisplenitis,
  5. perispomenon,
  6. perispore,
  7. perissodactyl,
  8. peristalith,
  9. peristalsis,
  10. peristaltic


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Examples from the Web for perispondylitis

  • The whole condition is usually a neurosis though there may be some perispondylitis.

    Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh