small abnormal bony outgrowth
Any small, abnormal growth of bone, often near a joint
Osteophytes, commonly referred to as bone spurs or parrot beak, are bony projections that form along joint margins. They should not be confused with enthesophytes, which are bony projections which form at the attachment of a tendon or ligament.
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Bony outgrowth usually found around joints and often seen in conditions such as ARTHRITIS.
The numerical value of osteophyte in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of osteophyte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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