Osteophyte



[os-tee-uh-fahyt] /ˈɒs ti əˌfaɪt/

noun, Pathology.
1.
a small osseous excrescence or outgrowth on bone.
/ˈɒstɪəˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
a small abnormal bony outgrowth

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

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