Definition of osteophytic in English:



  • See osteophyte

    • ‘It is this nonweightbearing cartilage rim that undergoes the osteophytic transformation.’
    • ‘The loose body and the osteophytic fabella were excised.’
    • ‘Findings on physical examination include decreased range of motion, crepitus, a mild joint effusion, and palpable osteophytic changes at the knee joint.’
    • ‘They are sometimes associated with an osteophytic node.’
    • ‘In addition to osteophytic overgrowth, the ligamentum flavum may stiffen and buckle into the spinal cord dorsally.’