spondyloschisis spon·dy·los·chi·sis (spŏn’dl-ŏs’kĭ-sĭs)
Congenital fissure of one or more of the vertebral arches. Also called rachischisis, cleft spine.
noun, Pathology. 1. immobility and fusion of vertebral joints. noun 1. fusion of the vertebrae spondylosis spon·dy·lo·sis (spŏn’dl-ō’sĭs) n. Ankylosis of the vertebral bones. A degenerative disease of the spinal column, especially one leading to fusion and immobilization of the vertebral bones.
spondylosyndesis spon·dy·lo·syn·de·sis (spŏn’dl-ō-sĭn-dē’sĭs) n. See spinal fusion.
noun 1. any aquatic, chiefly marine animal of the phylum Porifera, having a porous structure and usually a horny, siliceous or calcareous internal skeleton or framework, occurring in large, sessile colonies. 2. the light, yielding, porous, fibrous skeleton or framework of certain animals or colonies of this group, especially of the genera Spongia and Hippospongia, […]
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