Reference Entry

osteophyte

in Concise Medical Dictionary

Eighth edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199557141
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727016
osteophyte

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n. a projection of bone, usually shaped like a rose thorn, that occurs at sites of cartilage degeneration or destruction

Reference Entry.  43 words. 

Subjects: Medicine and Health

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