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pelvospondylitis ossificans

Pronunciation: pel'vo-spon'di-li'tis os-if'i-kanz

Definition: Deposit of bony substance between the vertebrae of the sacrum.

[L. pelvis, basin, + G. spondylos, vertebra, + -itis; L. os, bone, + facio, to make]

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