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[spon-dl-oh-lis-thee-sis] /ˌspɒn dl oʊ lɪsˈθi sɪs/
noun, Pathology.
the forward displacement of a vertebra.

spondylolisthesis spon·dy·lo·lis·the·sis (spŏn’dl-ō-lĭs-thē’sĭs)
Forward displacement of one of the lower lumbar vertebrae over the vertebra below it or over the sacrum.
spon’dy·lo·lis·thet’ic (-thět’ĭk) adj.


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