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prespondylolisthesis

Pronunciation: pre-spon'di-lo-lis-the'sis

Definition: A condition predisposing to spondylolisthesis, consisting of a defect in the laminae of a lumbar vertebra but before development of any displacement of the vertebral body.

See: spondylolysis

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