from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Inflammation of the vertebrae.
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- n. Inflammation of the spine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Arthritis of a vertebra.
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- n. inflammation of a spinal joint; characterized by pain and stiffness
Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes pain and inflammation of the joints between the spinal vertebrae and the joints between the spine and pelvis.
Johnny is said to claim £94.25 a week for a serious back problem known as spondylitis, an inflammation of the vertebrae that is linked to arthritis.
I have ankylosing spondylitis, which is an arthritis of the spine.
European approval of the drug — based on a decision by Dutch authorities — is for relieving symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and a type of arthritis of the spine called ankylosing spondylitis.
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Myankylosing spondylitis has been pretty bad for the past few days – for the first time in ages.
Richmond and Marx take inspiration from the story of Norman Cousins, whose 1979 book Anatomy of an Illness recounts how the Saturday Review editor -- given a one in 500 chance of surviving ankylosing spondylitis -- quite literally laughed his way back to health.
A guy shouted: "It's called ankylosing spondylitis"; turned out he had it.
How did it become a blockbuster even though Humira is only approved for the rare conditions of rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis adults, Crohn's disease, psoriatic arthritis and chronic plaque psoriasis?
Approximately one-third of the general population suffer from osteoarthritis and spondylitis of knees and spines.